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State coastal commission will meet on April 10 and 11 in Manteo

Raleigh, NC

The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission will meet on April 10 and April 11 at the Dare County Government Complex, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive in Manteo.

The meeting will begin at 3:15 p.m. on April 10 and is open to the public.

Items on the commission’s agenda include:

  • Variances – The commission will hear two requests for variances from its rules.
  • Legal updates – The commission will hear updates on litigation of interest.
  • Rule development – A fiscal analysis will be discussed related to temporary erosion control structures.
  • Beach and inlet management – The commission will hear an overview of the inlet hazard areas of environmental concern and consider proposed rule language for a state port inlet management area of environmental concern. The commission will also review the ocean hazard setback lines used for siting oceanfront development, and receive an update on the Bonner Bridge and the Hatteras Island nourishment projects from the N.C. Department of Transportation.
  • Public hearing – Public hearings will be held regarding rules for dune protection, the local permitting authority for single family residences, a coastal stormwater rule correction and the commission’s delegation of certification for Coastal Area Management Act land use plans.
     

The Coastal Resources Advisory Council, a group that advises the state Coastal Resources Commission, will also meet at 1 p.m. April 10 at the Dare County Government Complex, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive in Manteo.

A full meeting agenda is posted online at: https://deq.nc.gov/april-2018-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 regarding coastal development in North Carolina.

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