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Published Sept. 24, 2018
Expiration date: 10/8/2018
The proposed work consists of the creation of a mixed-use development on the subject property with waterfront dining and retail establishments.  Specifically, the in water work consists of the construction of a public use boardwalk.  The proposed structure would include a 20’ x 1,190’ fixed timber boardwalk with handrails and benches, five (5) 12’ wide access walkways (from North to South) - one at 74 long’, one at 128’ long, one at 56’ long, one at 57’ long and one at 103’ long),  three (3) 24’ wide access walkways (from North to South – one at 51’ long, one at 110’ long and one at 40’ long), three (3) covered observation platforms (from North to South – one at 18’ x37’, one at 16’ x 24’ and one at 32’ x 33’), one (1) multi-level covered observation tower (30’ x 30’ footprint, 20’ x 20’ covered observation platform, total height of 52.5’ above mean low water – approximately 43’ above the existing grade on the shoreline).  No docking facilities are proposed.  The applicant has not proposed to mitigate for impacts to wetlands and/or waters of the United States. The applicant stated that the project purpose is to facilitate public access along the shoreline to observe and appreciate the waters of Shipyard Creek.