Comment Peroiod Ends: Public Notice 2020-12-04 (401 Program)

Event Description

December 4, 2020

 

TO:            DEQ-DWR-Wetlands-Public Listserv

FROM:       Jeff Poupart, N.C. Division of Water Resources, Water Quality Permitting Section

RE:            Water Quality Certification Application for:

                 Chatham Park Investors, LLC – Chatham Park North Village; and co-applicant

                 N.C. Department of Transportation – Chatham Parkway North (STIP# R-5930)

 

The purpose of this Public Notice is outlined below. This notice is available electronically at http://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/water-resources/water-resources-permits/wastewater- branch/401-wetlands-buffer-permits/401-public-notices.

 

Public Notice and Notice of a Public Hearing on January 7, 2021 for Chatham Park Investors, LLC – Chatham Park North Village; and co-applicant N.C. Department of Transportation – Chatham Parkway North (NCDOT STIP# R-5930) 401 Water Quality Certification; DWR #20200533 Version 2

 

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that on September 8, 2020, Chatham Park Investors, LLC (100 Weston Estates Way, Cary, NC 27513) and the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT Division 8, 121 DOT Drive, Carthage, NC 28327) applied to the N.C. Division of Water Resources (DWR) for an Individual 401 Water Quality Certification pursuant to Section 401 of the Federal Clean Water Act and Title 15A NCAC 02H .0500. In accordance with the application submitted on September 8, 2020, Chatham Park Investors, LLC and NCDOT are seeking the certification to permanently impact 0.411 acres of 404 jurisdictional wetlands, 1,756 linear feet of jurisdictional streams, 1.106 acres of non-jurisdictional isolated wetlands, and 442 linear feet of permanent-no loss stream impacts, and to temporarily impact 0.008 acres of jurisdictional wetlands and 1,301 linear feet of jurisdictional streams to construct Chatham Park North Village development in Chatham County; and to permanently impact 801 linear feet of jurisdictional streams, 79,639 square feet of riparian buffers, and 327 linear feet of permanent-no loss stream impacts, and to temporarily impact 80 linear feet of jurisdictional stream to construct the Chatham Parkway North roadway in Chatham County.

The public is hereby notified that DWR will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2021 via an online WebEx meeting event below. Sign-in will begin at 5:45 p.m. The purpose of this public hearing is to allow interested persons to submit oral comments regarding the 401 Water Quality Certification application submitted to DWR.

 

Register to attend and/or speak at this hearing using the following registration form. This form will be active until noon on January 7, 2021.

 

Registration form: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=3IF2etC5mkSFw-zCbNftGRcM2xmuszROiks3JDQp2_RUMlc4UEJKQUo3TlJTRDFLWTJDTDhETFJLRS4u

 

WebEx event address for attendees: https://ncdenrits.webex.com/ncdenrits/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee0616160acc820e57d9d81 60e6f9c1ea

Event number: 171 008 8268                   Event password: hkU3eeeTv55

Audio conference: To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the event, or call the number below and enter the access code.

               US TOLL +1-415-655-0003, Access code: 171 008 8268

 

The public is also invited to comment in writing on the application. Written comments must be received by DWR no later than 11:59 p.m. on February 7, 2021. Please email written comments to PublicComments@ncdenr.gov. Please include “Chatham Park” in the email’s subject line. Comments may also be submitted in writing to: Sue Homewood, Division of Water Resources, 450 W. Hanes Mill Rd, Winston Salem NC 27107.

 

The application is available online at: https://edocs.deq.nc.gov/WaterResources/Browse.aspx?dbid=0&startid=1285118. The application is also available at the DWR Central Office, located at 512 N. Salisbury St., 9th Floor, Raleigh, NC 26704, and may be inspected with an appointment between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays. For questions or to schedule an appointment, contact Paul Wojoski at 919-707-3631. File materials may not be removed from any DWR office; copy machines are available for use upon payment of the cost thereof to DWR pursuant to G.S. 132-6.2.