Addressing a growing number of permit questions, the coastal policy and rulemaking body has approved a prohibition on artificial turf within the 30-foot shoreline buffer in areas of environmental concern.
Coastal Resources Commission
Proposed amendments to the state’s official plan for protecting, restoring and conserving coastal habitats and fisheries drill in on newly specific priorities linked to water quality and climate change.
The state Coastal Resources Commission has granted the town of Topsail Beach permission to install beach mats for wheelchair users at three handicapped-accessible beach access sites during the summer months.
The state Coastal Resources Commission is set to consider a variance request from Topsail Beach to allow wheelchair mats at three beach accesses that have wheelchair ramps in place.
Sunset Beach has permits for its planned dredging of South Jinks Creek and canals, but a small group of opponents continues to raise environmental concerns.
The Coastal Resources Commission is expected to discuss erosion issues at the South Dock ferry terminal on Ocracoke Island when it meets Wednesday.
The Coastal Resources Commission will meet March 22 to discuss two litigation cases, one of which will be during closed session.
Two Sunset Beach property owners have filed an application to appeal a recently modified state permit to dredge South Jinks Creek.
The Coastal Resources Commission has granted Carolina Beach a variance allowing the seasonal installation of mats that provide beach access for people who use wheelchairs.
The Coastal Resources Commission is set to hear a variance request from Carolina Beach on oceanfront setback rules that prevent the use of mats for wheelchair access along and across the dry sand beach.