Permitting

 

Activities related to biological permits and agreements

  • Work within or adjacent to a waterway (wet or dry)
    • Dewatering operations
    • Species relocation
    • Water Quality Best Management Practices (BMPs)
    • Seasonal work windows
  • Work within or adjacent to critical habitat of an endangered species or species of special concern
    • Endangered Species Act (ESA) fencing
    • Noise reduction
    • Project or daytime work windows
    • Migratory bird exclusion netting

Working with Environmentally Sensitive Habitats

Projects with sensitive habitats require permits from agencies, including:

  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife
    • Lake and Streambed Alteration
    • State Endangered Species Act
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
    • Federal Endangered Species Act
  • National Marine Fisheries Service
    • Federal Endangered Species Act
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
    • Wetlands and Waters of the United States
  • California Water Quality Control Board
    • Wetlands and Waters of the State
  • California Coastal Commission
    • Coastal Development Permit to include all coastal resources, e.g., species, habitat, community, aesthetics, etc.