LETTERS OF PERMISSION AND INDIVIDUAL PERMITS
If you have a project that does not meet conditions within any of the Regional Permits, please contact our office to discuss this project with us. Your project may qualify for a Individual Permit or Letter of Permission. An Individual Permit is required for projects with potentially significant impacts. Individual permit applications are subject to a public interest review, as well as compliance with the Section 404 (b)(1) Guidelines. The requested application materials will be utilized by this office to determine the extent of impacts to the aquatic environment and the degree of wetland impact avoidance and minimization. You must submit all the information required for the Regional Permit, in addition to the following items:
Section 401 Water Quality Certification from the state.
A detailed description of the project sufficient for Public Notice.
Legible Engineering plans in PDF digital format.
Mailing labels with adjoining property owners names, "OR CURRENT RESIDENT", and addresses must be included as part of your submittal. Labels must be prepared using all CAPITAL LETTERS.
Lists of authorizations required by other Federal, State and Local Agencies, including approvals received or denials already made.
If a decision is made to issue an individual permit, a fee may be requested before final validation.
SECTION 10 WATERS
Please click here for a list of Navigable Waters under Section 10 of the River and Harbors Act of 1899 found within the Chicago District.