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Coastal Management News :: Releases :: June 13, 2012

Contact: Michele Walker, 919-707-8604

N.C. Coastal Resources Commission will meet June 20-21 in Beaufort

RALEIGH – The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission, or CRC, will meet June 20-21 at the NOAA/NCNERR Administration Building, 101 Pivers Island Road, in Beaufort.

The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. June 20 and 8:30 a.m. June 21. The meeting is open to the public.

The following are some of the items on the CRC’s agenda:

  • Draft Sea-Level Rise Policy Review – The CRC’s Estuarine and Ocean Systems Subcommittee will consider further revisions to the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission’s draft sea-level rise policy.

  • DCM Regulatory Process – N.C. Division of Coastal Management, or DCM, staff will present information on the division’s permitting process, including customer service, the CAMA Major Permit process, and compliance and tiered enforcement policies.

  • Land Use Planning Process – DCM staff will review the status of land use planning guidelines and discuss future direction for the program.

  • Estuarine Shorelines – DCM staff will discuss departmental coordination efforts with regard to living shorelines, and the division’s recent estuarine shoreline mapping project.

  • Variance Request – The CRC will consider one request for a variance from the commission’s rules.

  • Land Use Plan Amendments – The CRC will consider land use plan amendments for the towns of North Topsail Beach and Swansboro, and the counties of New Hanover and Pamlico.

  • Public Input and Comment – Members of the public may comment on CRC issues at 11:30 a.m. June 21.

The Coastal Resources Advisory Council, a group that provides the CRC with local government perspectives and technical advice, will meet at 10 a.m. June 20 in the NOAA/NCNERR Administration Building auditorium.

A full meeting agenda is posted on the N.C. Division of Coastal Management’s website at




Last Modified: June 13, 2012

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