State coastal commission to meet on July 11-12 in Greenville

Raleigh, NC

The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission will meet next week to discuss flood maps, coastal resilience, land use planning and several other coastal topics.

The commission will meet July 11-12 at the Holiday Inn, 203 S.W. Greenville Boulevard, Greenville. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. July 11. The meeting is open to the public.

Items on the commission’s agenda include:

Flood maps The commission will hear a presentation on the development of flood insurance rate maps.

Coastal resilience – The commission will hear a presentation on a coastal resilience evaluation and needs assessment project.

Land use planning – The commission will hear presentations on an amendment to the land use plan for the town of Beaufort and adoption of a land use plan for the town of Boiling Springs.

Dune protection – The commission will hear a presentation on amendments to the dune protection rules to address restoration and repair.

Development line approval – The commission will consider a request to approve the town of Kure Beach’s development line.

Rule development – The commission will consider amendments to rules related to development lines, civil penalties and temporary erosion control structures.

Public hearing – A public hearing will be held related to rules for free standing moorings and osprey poles.

The Coastal Resources Advisory Council, a group that advises the Coastal Resources Commission, will meet at 10 a.m. July 11 at the Holiday Inn, 203 S.W. Greenville Boulevard, Greenville.

A full meeting agenda is posted at: http://deq.nc.gov/july-2017-meeting-agenda. Times indicated on the agenda for individual items are subject to change.

The Coastal Resources Commission establishes policies for the state’s coastal management program and adopts rules and policies regarding coastal development in North Carolina.

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