Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 14, § 13660.1 - Preliminary Consultation

Current through Register 2021 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 24, 2021

(a) As soon as possible, but at least 10 days prior to submission to the Area Supervisor of any plan for the exploration of areas leased under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act ( 43 USC 1331 et seq.), and at least 30 days prior to submission of plans for the development or production of areas leased under that Act, any applicant wishing to undertake such activities in areas adjacent to California waters shall consult with the Executive Director at the state office concerning all the activities required to be described in detail in the OCS plan affecting the land or water uses in the coastal zone.

This shall include, at minimum, activities requiring the following federal approvals:

MMS -Department of the Interior

Approval of offshore drilling operations

Approval of design plans for the installation of platforms

Approval of gathering and flow lines

The following OCS related Federal license or permit activities are encouraged to be included, if they will be required in connection with the OCS activity.

Department of Defense -U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

Permits and licenses required under Sections 9 and 10 of the Rivers Harbors Act of 1899

Permits and licenses required under Section 103 of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act of 1972

Permits and licenses required under Section 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 and amendments

Permits for artificial islands and fixed structures located on the Outer Continental Shelf (Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 as extended by 43 U.S.C. 1333(f) )

Department of Interior -Bureau of Land Management -MSS

Permits and licenses required for drilling and mining on public lands (BLM)

Permits for pipeline rights-of-way on the Outer Continental Shelf

Permits and licenses for rights-of-way on public lands

Environmental Protection Agency

Permits and licenses required under Sections 402 and 405 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 and amendments

Permits and applications for reclassification of land areas under regulations for the prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) of air quality

Department of Transportation -U.S. Coast Guard

Permits for construction of bridges under 33 USC 401, 491 - 507 and 525 - 534

Permits for deepwater ports under the Deepwater Port Act ( P.L. 93-627 )

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Certifications required for interstate gas pipelines

Permits or licenses for construction and operation of facilities needed to import, export or transship natural gas or electrical energy

Any other OCS related Federal license or permit activities which are not listed above are also encouraged to be included, if they will be required in connection with the OCS activity.

(b) The Executive Director shall provide the applicant with a copy of the California Coastal Zone Management Plan ("CCMP") upon request.

Notes

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 14, § 13660.1

Note: Authority cited: Section 30333, Public Resources Code. Reference: Section 30008, Public Resources Code; 16 USC Section 1456(c); and 15 CFR 930.64, 930.75, 930.77 and 930.82.

1. Amendment filed 3-28-79 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 79, No. 13). Certificate of Compliance included.
2. Amendment filed 12-7-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 50).

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