DEEP: Roy Gagne- Notice of Tentative Determination (East Haddam)

Notice of Tentative Determination to Approve
Structures, Dredging & Fill
Applicant:  Roy Gagne
Application No. 201813429-SDF
City/Town:  East Haddam
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (“DEEP”) hereby gives notice that a tentative determination has been reached to approve the following application submitted under Section 22a-361 of the Connecticut General Statutes (“CGS”) for a permit to conduct work waterward of the coastal jurisdiction line in tidal, coastal or navigable waters of the state for residential boating access.  The Commissioner also gives notice that a hearing may be held on this application if a written request is received from the applicant, or if the Commissioner determines that the public interest will best be served thereby.  The Commissioner shall also hold a hearing pursuant to CGS Section 22a-361(b) on receipt of a petition signed by twenty-five or more persons.
Applicant's Name and Address: Roy Gagne, 40 Soundview Avenue, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Contact Name/Phone/Email: Angus McDonald, (860) 388-4671
Site Location: Island between Chapman Pond and Connecticut River, East Haddam, CT 06423
The proposed activity includes construction of a 4’x 45’ fixed pier to MLW with a 3.5’x 17’ ramp, 5’x 20’ floating dock with float stop at least 18” above substrate, a float lift, hand powered boat lift, and associated piles and will affect submerged aquatic vegetation. 
Interested persons may obtain a copy of the application from the above contacts or by sending a request for an electronic copy to DEEP at  The application is available for inspection at the DEEP Land & Water Resources Division, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, from 8:30 - 4:30 Monday through Friday.  Additional surveys, plans or other materials may be available with the original application file at DEEP.  All interested parties are invited to express their views on the tentative determination concerning this application.  Written comments on the application should be directed to Farrah Ashe, DEEP Land & Water Resources Division, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127, no later than thirty (30) days from the publication date of this notice.  Comments regarding this application may be submitted via electronic mail to:
Petitions for a hearing should include the application number noted above and also identify a contact person to receive notifications.  Petitions may also identify a person who is authorized to engage in discussions regarding the application and, if resolution is reached, withdraw the petition.  Original signed petitions may be scanned and sent electronically to or may be mailed or delivered to: DEEP Office of Adjudications, 79 Elm Street, 3rd floor, Hartford, CT 06106-5127. All petitions must be received within the comment period noted above. If submitted electronically, original signed petitions must also be mailed or delivered to the address above within ten days of electronic submittal.  For additional information visit
/s/ Brian P. Thompson
Brian P. Thompson, Director
Published in the Middletown Press on August 9, 2019
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