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Public Notice and Comment Opportunities

Oregon Coastal Management Program (OCMP) provides the public the opportunity to comment on federal actions, federal permits/licenses, and during planning efforts for ocean, estuarine, and shoreland resources.

The program also conducts outreach to stakeholders via a wide variety of low-traffic listservs. If you would like to stay informed via email notifications, please click on the listserv of interest to sign up:

Comment opportunities below are organized by category. There may be opportunities to comment on related topics/processes that are managed by other state agencies. To comment on these opportunities, please visit the relevant web pages of our state program partners.

Open Public Comment Opportunities

Territorial Sea Plan Part 3: Rocky Shores Management Strategy

The states guiding framework for managing rocky habitat resources is being updated. Originally adopted in 1994, this strategy update will have many opportunities for public comment.

The State of Oregon invites all individuals, organizations, and governments to participate in this process so that all voices are heard!

Closed Public Comment Periods

None currently.

Open Public Comment Opportunities

July 23, 2019- Notice is hereby given that DLCD is reviewing the following permit applications for consistency with the Oregon Coastal Management Program: Jordan Cove Energy Project (JCEP) and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline (PCGP): Construction of a deep-water export terminal and pipeline in Coos Bay, Oregon (Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Federal Permit #NWP2017-41 and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Docket #CP17-495-000 and #CP17-494-000). Please see the documents and links below for detailed information about the proposed project. Comments must be received no later than 60 days from this Notice.

Federal Consistency Application (Analysis of Enforceable Policies); April 12, 2019

August 01, 2019 List of Enforceable Policies applicable to the proposed project

Joint Permit Application (Terminal):
1) Table of Contents JCEP (Resource Reports named in Table of Contents are not provided below. Please see link at end.)
2) Joint Permit Application Form
3) Wetland Impacts
4) Figures
5) Project Description
6) Delineated Wetlands/Waters Documents
7) Design Details
8) Dredge Material Management Plan
9) Sediment Evaluation Team Documents
10) Site Restoration Plan
 
Joint Permit Application (Pipeline):
1) Table of Contents PCGP (Resource Reports named in Table of Contents are not provided below. Please see link at end.)
2) Joint Permit Application Form
3) Tables
4) Figures
5) Contaminated Substances Discovery Plan
6) Large Woody Debris Plan
7) Fish Salvage Plan
8) Mitigation Plan
 
 
 
 
 

Closed Public Comment Periods (within the last year)

April 15, 2019- Notice is hereby given that the DLCD is reviewing the following permit application for consistency with the Oregon Coastal Management Program: Jupiter Submarine Cable System: Installation of an undersea ultra-high-speed fiber-optic cable system landing in Cloverdale, Oregon. Comments must be received no later than 45 days from this Notice.
  • Coastal Project Notice, dated April 15,2019
  • Project NWP2018-179-1 USACE permit application
March 27, 2019- Notice is hereby given that the DLCD is reviewing the following permit application for consistency with the Oregon Coastal Management Program: AT&T China – US Cable Network: Removal of E1 and N9 Cable Segments, Bandon, Oregon. Comments must be received no later than 30 days from this Notice.
  • Coastal Project Notice, dated March 27, 2019
  • Project NWP1998-1244-4 USACE permit application
March 27, 2019- Notice is hereby given that the DLCD is reviewing the following permit application for consistency with the Oregon Coastal Management Program: Bornstein Seafoods Wharf Replacement, Newport, Oregon. Comments must be received no later than 30 days from this Notice.
  • Coastal Project Notice, dated March 27, 2019
  • Project NWP2012-521-1 LOP USACE permit application
November 15, 2018 - Notice is hereby given that the Oregon Coastal Management Program of the Oregon Department of Land Conservation & Development (DLCD), as provided in Section 307(c) of the Coastal Zone Management Act, is considering Requests for Exclusion from federal consistency review for Environmental Beneficial Activities in the Coastal Zone. Comments must be received no later than 21 days from this Notice. Please contact Elizabeth Ruther for documents listed below.
  • Coastal Program Public Notice, dated November 15, 2018
  • USACE Environmental Benefits Exclusion Request Letter, dated November 8, 2018
  • USACE Public Notice, dated July 24, 2015
  • DSL In-lieu Fee Instrument Modification Proposal: Clear Lake Project, dated July 19, 2018

July 13, 2018- Notice is hereby given that the DLCD is reviewing the following permit application for consistency with the Oregon Coastal Management Program: Residential Development in Florence, Oregon. Comments must be received no later than 30 days from this Notice.

  • Coastal Project Notice, dated July 13, 2018
  • Project NWP2017-452 USACE permit application

July 13, 2018 - Notice is hereby given that the Oregon Coastal Management Program of the Oregon Department of Land Conservation & Development (DLCD), as provided in Section 307(c) of the Coastal Zone Management Act, is considering two federal actions by the US Army Corps of Engineers in the Columbia River. Comments must be received no later than 30 days from this Notice.

  • Coastal Program Public Notice, dated July 13, 2018
  • USACE Cover Letter for East Sand Island Terrain Modification
  • USACE Consistency Determination for East Sand Island Double Crested Cormorant Management Plan Terrain Modification
  • USACE Joint Permit Application for East Sand Island Terrain Modification
  • USACE Joint Permit Application Attachments
  • USACE Consistency Determination for the South Jetty Major Rehabilitation Project
  • USACE Joint Permit Application for South Jetty Major Rehabilitation Project
  • USACE Attachment to Joint Permit Application- Additional Detail

June 13, 2018- Notice is hereby given that the DLCD is reviewing the following permit application for consistency with the Oregon Coastal Management Program: Flightner Oyster Plat in Netarts Bay. The project proposes to cultivate oysters on 5.57 acres.

  • Coastal Project Notice, dated June 13, 2018
  • Project NWP2017-480 Federal Consistency Application
  • Department of Agriculture Final Order, dated November 9, 2017
  • Project NWP2017-480 USACE permit application

June 6, 2018 – The federal Office of Coastal Management (OCM) has approved DLCD's submitted Routine Program Change request to incorporate updates to the City of Lakeside and the City of Siletz comprehensive plans and land use provisions, as well as Statewide Planning Goals 16 and 17 into the Oregon Coastal Management Program. The OCM approval letter, with amendments, and the post- approval notice are linked below.

  • OCMP City of Lakeside/City of Siletz/Goal 16/Goal 17 RPC Acceptance Notice, dated June 6, 2018
  • OR-2018-01 Approval Letter, dated April 30, 2018

Contacts

For Ocean Planning:
Andy Lanier

Marine Affairs Coordinator
andy.lanier@state.or.us
Phone: 503-934-0072

For Tsunami and Shoreland Planning:
Meg Reed

Coastal Shores Specialist
meg.reed@state.or.us
Phone: 541-574-0811

For Federal Consistency:
Patty Snow

Division Manager
patty.snow@state.or.us
Phone: 503-934-0052

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