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
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.
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.
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.