State coastal commission will meet Sept. 13 and 14 in Wilmington


The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission will meet Sept. 13 and 14 at the New Hanover County Government Center, 230 Government Drive in Wilmington. The meeting will begin at 1:15 p.m. on Sept. 13 and 9 a.m. on Sept. 14. The meeting is open to the public.

Some items on the commission’s agenda include:

  • Variances – The commission will hear four requests for variances from its rules.
  • Rule Development – The commission will consider the following proposed rule amendments: State Port Inlet Management and Local Planning and Management Grants.
  • Living Shorelines – The commission will hear a presentation on the implementation of the living shoreline strategy.
  • Coastal Management Compliance – The commission will hear a presentation on coastal management compliance work and recent changes.
  • Beach and Inlet Management – The commission will consider development line approval requests for the towns of Oak Island and Carolina Beach.

The Coastal Resources Advisory Council, a group that advises the Coastal Resources Commission, will meet at 10:00 a.m. Sept. 13 at the New Hanover County Government Center.

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 and policies regarding coastal development in North Carolina.

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