its Regulatory Program as consistently as possible across the country in fairness to the regulated public and individual districts in protection of the aquatic environment.

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES
PART I INDEX
  1. Scope of Analysis

  2. Jurisdiction

  3. Wetland Delineations

  4. Forms of Permits

  5. Discretionary Authority

  6. Pre-Application Meetings

  7. Complete Application

  8. Project Purpose

  9. Preparing Public Notices

  10. Internal Coordination

  11. Permit Evaluation/Public Hearings

  12. Appropriate Level of Analysis-404(b)(1) Guidelines

  13. The Public Interest Determination

  14. Section 401 Certification and Coastal Zone Management

  15. Endangered Species Act

  16. Documentations-EA/SOF/Guidelines Compliance

  17. Conditioning Permits

  18. Compensatory Mitigation

  19. Duration of Permits

  20. Permit Modifications and Time Extensions

  21. Enforcement/Compliance

  22. File Maintenance

  23. Reporting

PART I
Policies and Procedures for Processing Department of the Army Permit Applications

Part I highlights existing policies and procedures to be used in reviewing applications for Department of the Army (DA) permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act (RHA) of 1899, and Section 103 of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972. It is not intended to be comprehensive or to replace the implementing regulations for the U.S. Army Corps



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