Public Notices for Marl, Sand, Gravel, Shell or Mudshell Applications

Notice of an Extension to the Public Comment Period on an Application for a Sand and Gravel Permit

Bill Lane (Flat Rock Creek Ranch LLC) has applied to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) for a General Permit pursuant to Texas Parks and Wildlife Code chapter 86 to disturb up to 65 cubic yards of sedimentary material within Flat Rock Creek in Kerr County. The purpose of the disturbance is to construct a dam and low water crossing. The location is approximately 1,400 feet upstream of the confluence of Flat Rock Creek with the North Fork Guadalupe River and 3.24 miles upstream of the FM 1340 crossing of the North Fork Guadalupe River near MO Ranch. This notice is being published and mailed pursuant to Title 31 Texas Administrative Code section 69.105(d).

TPWD previously provided notice of a public comment hearing regarding the application. That hearing took place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 23, 2023, at TPWD headquarters. The publication of that notice began a 30-day public comment period which is set to expire on July 2, 2023. In response to requests from the public, TPWD is now extending the public comment period for an additional 45 days until August 16, 2023.

Written comments may be submitted directly to TPWD and must be received no later than August 16, 2023. A written request for a contested case hearing from an applicant or a person with a justiciable interest may also be submitted and must be received by TPWD prior to the close of the public comment period. Timely hearing requests shall be referred to the State Office of Administrative Hearings. Submit written comments, questions, requests to review the application or requests for a contested case hearing to: Tom Heger, TPWD, by mail: 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744; or email