The Coastal Resources Commission approved changes allowing floating upweller systems to be permitted at a private docking facility or permitted marina.
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A rule approved in September deleted an exception that would allow homes of up to 2,000 square feet to be built in areas where the new erosion rate-based setbacks would prevent construction of new houses.
The Coastal Resources Commission wants more feedback before changing language covering exposed and damaged septic systems for oceanfront houses on erosion-prone beaches.
Changes to other coastal management rules had removed a key provision while the recently approved shoreline development rules were still being considered.
The Coastal Resources Commission will require shellfish farmers to go through the variance process to build floating structures in their lease areas.
The Coastal Resources Commission Thursday directed Division of Coastal Management staff to craft proposed amendments to address issues associated with houses on the public beach as a result of erosion.
A Sunset Beach homeowners association now has the go-ahead — with conditions — to add to a sandbag wall, after the Division of Coastal Management denied a permit last year.
The state Coastal Resources Commission meets June 8 by web conference to consider a variance request to add oversize sandbags to an existing revetment in a 10-lot Sunset Beach subdivision.
The Coastal Resources Commission recently granted a variance allowing the town to place an Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant beach mat for wheelchair users at varying locations throughout the summer.
Coastal Resources Commission to rule on a variance request to allow Americans With Disabilities Act-compliant beach mats on the sand at Kure Beach from May through September.
The Coastal Resources Commission has given the N.C. Department of Transportation approval to build a turnaround and sandbag structure perpendicular to the shoreline where the existing highway will come to a dead end once the Rodanthe “jug handle” bridge is opened to traffic.
The Coastal Resources Commission last week adopted a new directive instructing its science panel to provide annual reports on sea level rise research rather than five-year updates.
The Coastal Resources Commission on Thursday may consider moving from being updated every five years on sea level rise research to annually.
The state is asking for feedback on the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s proposal to issue up to three commercial offshore wind energy leases in the Wilmington area.
A public hearing and possible vote on Carteret County’s Coastal Area Management Act land-use plan is set for 6 p.m. Monday in Beaufort.
The Coastal Resources Commission was the first vote of the three commissions needed to approve the 2021 amendment.