State coastal commission will meet on Nov. 27-29 in Ocean Isle Beach


RALEIGH – The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission will meet on Nov. 27 through Nov. 29 at Brick Landing Plantation, 1882 Goose Creek Road, SW in Ocean Isle Beach.

The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Nov. 27 and is open to the public. Items on the commission’s agenda include:

  • New commissioner orientation – The commission will hear an overview of the programs the division manages and operating procedures of the commission.
  • Variances – The commission will hear two requests for variances from its rules.
  • Hurricane Florence and Tropical Storm Michael overview – The commission to hear an overview of coastal and community impacts from the recent storms.
  • Rule development – The commission will hear presentations on the periodic rules review re-adoption schedule, major permit renewals, unvegetated beach designations for Surf City and a marsh sills general permit.
  • Rule adoption – The commission will consider adoption of rules related to the delegation of land use plan certification to the division, compatibility of coastal shorelines use standards with coastal stormwater rules, local permit officer authority, dune protection, sandbags, extension of stormwater outfalls, civil penalties and state ports inlet management.
  • Legal updates – The commission will hear updates on litigation of interest and an update on the temporary erosion control structures legislation.
  • Beach and inlet management – The commission will consider the town of Oak Island’s development line amendment, hear about progress in updating long-term erosion rates and dredged material management, and discuss new inlet hazard area delineations and management.

The Coastal Resources Advisory Council, a group that advises the state Coastal Resources Commission, will also meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 27 at the Brick Landing Plantation, 1882 Goose Creek Road, SW in Ocean Isle Beach.

A full meeting agenda is posted online at: 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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