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File Number / Link to File in OCULUS
Pointe Resort Marina
Pointe Mezzanine, LLC
The department received an application on Nov. 22, 2017, for an Environmental Resource Permit and Authorization to Use State-Owned Submerged Lands to construct a new 51 slip commercial marina on Destin Harbor in Okaloosa County.
The department received an application on Aug. 4, 2017 for an Individual Environmental Resource Permit and Authorization to Use State State‑Owned Submerged Lands to implement a beachfront shoreline stabilization project including dune restoration and relocation of the Money Bayou outfall. The project proposes relocating of the outfall to a static maintained channel, and dune restoration efforts with the assistance of sand fencing and native dune vegetation.
The project is located at the Money Bayou outfall, between DEP Monuments R‑140 and R‑141, at the Cape Villas residential community, Parcel ID No. 03178-900R, and at 7160 County Road 30‑A, Parcel ID No. 03179-006R, in Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, Section 19, Township 09 South, Range 10 West of Gulf County; at approximately 29°41′03″ North Latitude, 85°17′13″ West Longitude.
City of Niceville - Boggy Bayou Restoration/Enhancement
The department received an application on Aug. 30, 2017, for an Environmental Resource Permit and Authorization to Use State-Owned Submerged Lands to dredge accumulated sediments and create and enhance adjacent marshes on Boggy Bayou in Okaloosa County.
The department received an application on Oct. 20, 2017, for an individual permit to dredge in Watson Bayou adjacent to the property owned by Peninsula Holdings referred to as the Whitaker property located at 2500 Nelson Street, which is adjacent to the property owned by Bay Fabrication, Inc., collaboratively known as Eastern Shipyard to expand ship berthing area needed for future work at the facility, as well as 865 LF of new seawall on the northern perimeter of the project area. The area will be dredged to a depth of -20 ft NAVD 88 with a 2 ft. over dredge. The area to be dredged is approximately 307,562 sq. ft. /7.06 acres waterward of the MHW line; and 25,645 sq. ft. / 0.59 acres of upland cut area landward of the existing MHW line. The proposed project will impact 4,385.5 SF / 0.1 acres of submerged aquatic vegetation and 5,591.8 SF / 0.128 acres of emergent grass.
The project is located in the Watson Bayou/St. Andrew Bay, near Latitude 30˚ 08’29.25” North/ Longitude -85° 37’42.40” West in Bay County.
On Oct. 11, 2004, The St. Joe Company and the department established the Ecosystem Management Agreement for Bay and Walton counties (EMA). The EMA provides a flexible and predictable permitting process that will benefit the public and ERP applicants and will yield a net ecosystem benefit to the region over the traditional individual permit process. Implementation of the EMA satisfies all applicable standards and criteria, and includes commitments by the St. Joe Company to various operation, mitigation and conservation conditions that exceed current applicable regulatory requirements.
On May 29, 2015, the St. Joe Company and the department established the Second Ecosystem Management Agreement (F.S. 403.0752). This EMA Area (EMA #2) encompasses 42,889 acres of St. Joe owned lands within the West Bay Sector Preservation Area in Bay County.
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