Notice of Variances and Waivers

Beaches and Coastal Systems
62B-41.007: Design, Siting and Other Requirements
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on April 27, 2010, the Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems, received a petition for allowing a silt content up to 9.7% for beach placement, pursuant to Section 120.542, Florida Statutes, and Chapter 28-104, F.A.C. The petition requests a variance from paragraph 62B-41.007(2)(j), F.A.C., which provides for a silt limitation of not more than 5% for beach placement. The petition was received from: Eric Summa, Environmental Director, Jacksonville District of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, regarding application #0295427-002-BV. The project is located at various locations along Miami-Dade County in the Atlantic Ocean, Class III waters, particularly those areas between DEP/DNR reference monuments R-37.75 and R-50.7 off Collins Ave near 62nd St. The offshore borrow area, SGC-extension is located in federal waters.
A copy of the Petition for Variance or Waiver may be obtained by contacting: Dr. Merrie Beth Neely at or at the mailing address to follow. Any comments should be filed in writing with: The Department at 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., M.S. 300, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, and should be submitted within 14 days of the date of this publication.