SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: South Pacific Division Realignment of District Boundaries within the State of Colorado

USACE, Albuquerque District
Published May 19, 2021

SPECIAL PUBLIC

NOTICE


SUBJECT: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Pacific Division realigned regulatory district boundaries within the state of Colorado. Effective immediately, the Albuquerque District will administer the Corps’ Regulatory Program in the following counties in Colorado: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, Saguache, San Juan, San Miguel, and Summit (Western Slope Counties), instead of the Sacramento District. The Omaha District will continue to administer the Regulatory Program for counties in northeast Colorado, including the Denver area. Please see the attached map for more information and Corps office contacts. Submittals should be made to the Corps electronically as described below.

DESCRIPTION: The region in Colorado under Albuquerque District’s regulatory authority has been divided into two separate branches and three field offices. The Northwestern Colorado Branch, which will operate out of Grand Junction, Colorado, includes Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Mesa, Moffat, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, Saguache, San Miguel, and Summit Counties. The Southern Colorado Branch, which will operate out of Durango and Pueblo, Colorado, includes Alamosa, Archuleta, Baca, Bent, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Custer, Dolores, El Paso, Fremont, Hinsdale, Huerfano, Kiowa, Lake, Las Animas, La Plata, Lincoln, Mineral, Montezuma, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Grande, Saguache, San Juan, and Teller Counties. The region in Colorado under Omaha District’s regulatory authority operates out of the Denver Office, and includes Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Jackson, Kit Carson, Jefferson, Larimer, Logan, Morgan, Park, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, Yuma Counties.

SUBMITTALS: New requests for actions, along with compliance certification forms and monitoring reports, located within Colorado, Albuquerque District’s area of responsibility should be submitted electronically to SPA-RD-CO@usace.army.mil. New action requests located within Colorado, Omaha District’s area of responsibility should be submitted electronically to DenverRegulatoryMailbox@usace.army.mil. Within five working days from submitting your request, you will be notified of the assigned project manager and project number.

The Corps Regulatory Division is committed to public service. Partners, stakeholders, and the regulated public will continue to work with the same offices and personnel as before, and the overall regulatory process will be unaffected. This reorganization only pertains to the Regulatory Program district boundaries in Colorado. Other Corps mission area boundaries will not be changed.

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