Regional General Permit

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, (Corps) has issued Regional General Permit (RGP) 1 for activities that would cause no more than minimal adverse impacts to the aquatic environment within the Plan Area of the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan (HCP/NCCP, or “Plan”). 

This RGP authorizes specific categories of activities that meet the terms and conditions of the RGP and applies only to HCP/NCCP Covered Activities. The loss of waters of the United States (WOUS) (including wetlands) resulting from individual project impacts may not exceed a total of 1.5 acres or more than 300 linear feet of perennial, intermittent or 3rd or higher order ephemeral streams (as defined in Table 2 of the RGP and further described in the HCP/NCCP). The three-year permit will expire on December 1, 2025.

The full document with terms, general conditions, and notification details can be found below:

RGP-1 2022 SPK-2001-00147 (PDF)