Public Notices - Minnesota and Wisconsin

  • 2021-01484-DWW (Standard Permit)

    Public Notice: APPLICATION FOR PERMIT TO install up to 50 temporary dock/mooring buoy structures (31 seasonal, temporary dock structures and 19 seasonal, temporary mooring structures) within the St. Croix River along a stretch of 3,350 linear feet of shoreline directly adjacent to the City of Lake St. Croix Beach (LSCB) owned Shoreland Park. The proposal would be outside the of the “Swimming Beach exclusion zone”.

  • 2015-02868-JLK (GRIT 920 Commercial Development)

    PUBLIC NOTICE: The applicant has applied for a Department of the Army permit to permanently discharge fill material into 0.77 acre of wetlands associated with the construction of a new 5,400 square foot all-inclusive fitness and wellness facility designed specifically for those with both cognitive and physical disabilities. The proposal also includes an additional 4,860 square foot facility for office space and an additional 12,860 square foot facility for basketball courts. An adaptive outdoor playground, sports area, grass field area, associated parking, a new roadway with bus turnout, and stormwater management facility are also included in the proposal.

  • 2022-02192-JMK (MNDoT Blue Earth and LeSueur)

    Public Notice: Minnesota Department of Transportation is proposing to reconstruct 8.25 miles of roadway including the installation of turn lanes, consolidation of driveways to allow for larger turn movement gaps, intersection improvements (continuous T, roundabouts, frontage roads to accommodate consolidated driveways, etc.) and appropriate drainage work to account for widened roadway and realigned driveways and crossroads. In addition to the roadway improvements, a 10-foot-wide bituminous trail would be constructed adjacent to the east of the existing roadway.

  • 2023-01559-TMS (City of Zimmerman, MN)

    Expiration date: 5/4/2024

    Public Notice: The applicant proposes to make improvements to their existing wastewater treatment facility. The improved facility was designed to accommodate a growing population and to meet state and federal effluent quality requirements. Proposed work includes excavation to construct nine (9) sludge drying basins, construction of a new building that would house aeration basins, a membrane bioreactor and UV room, a pump and blower area, and electrical and chemical treatment rooms, a 10-foot extension of an existing building that houses sludge storage and overflow basins, and construction of a new access road and sidewalks.

  • 2022-01604-ACM (Breckenridge Farm Development)

    Expiration date: 5/4/2024

    The applicant proposes to develop a 60-acre site in the City of Independence, into a mixed used development. The proposed development would include construction of one commercial lot, 116-units of auto condos, 7 single family residential lots,stormwater management facilities, roads, and utilities.

  • Special Public Notice - Acceptance of Funds from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation

    The purpose of this Special Public Notice is to inform the general public that the St. Paul District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (District) has decided to accept and expend funds contributed by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT).


    SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: SUPPLEMENTED REGIONAL GENERAL PERMITS IN MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN, AND FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATIONS - This notice announces the availability of six regional general permits (RGPs) for use within the Lake Superior Hydrologic Unit Codes (HUCs) previously excluded as part of the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401(a)(2) process (401(a)(2) process). The six RGPs are now available for use in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and within the exterior boundaries of Federally recognized American Indian reservations in both states without exception.


    SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District Regulatory Division (Corps) is announcing the release of the beta version of the Wisconsin Stream Quantification Tool (WISQT) and Debit Calculator. We are requesting comments on these tools prior to finalizing them and releasing Version 1.0. We expect to collect comments for 60 days and then publish Version 1.0 in late 2023 or early 2024.


    SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District (Corps) recently began an update of the joint 2013 Guidelines for Wetland Compensatory Mitigation in Wisconsin. We have developed draft outlines for the next version and are seeking public input on the outlines as well as additional information we should consider addressing in the next version. To facilitate meaningful comment, we are also seeking individuals who are currently active in the development or use of compensatory mitigation in Wisconsin who are interested in participating in a listening session. We will host the session July 6, 2023, and determine exact time and location based on interest. We are currently considering making this a virtual session. The session will aim to gather feedback from the mitigation community on crucial mitigation issues that need our clarification, with a specific focus on topics to include in the outlines and information needs or gaps that existed in the 2013 version of the Guidelines. If you are interested in the session, please register in advance by sending your name, organization, contact information, and whether you are primarily a mitigation provider or mitigation purchaser to Leslie Day ( on or before June 23, 2023.


    SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District Regulatory Division (Corps) is announcing the release of its Stream Mitigation Procedures, Version 1.0 (Stream Procedures), applicable in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Corps will host an online outreach event on May 10, 2023, to review contents of the Stream Procedures and provide an opportunity for the public to ask questions about implementation of this document. The target audience is stakeholders, consultants, potential stream bankers, and other agencies. If you are interested in participating in this outreach event, please reach out to to receive a calendar invitation. Please let us know if you are interested in attending, but unable to make the May session. We will hold additional outreach events later in the summer if there is demand.