SECTION .1400 - GENERAL PERMIT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GROINS IN ESTUARINE AND PUBLIC TRUST WATERS AND OCEAN HAZARD AREAS
15A NCAC 07H .1401 PURPOSE
A permit under this section shall allow the construction of groins in the estuarine and public trust waters AECs according to the authority provided in Subchapter 07J .1100 and according to the rules in this Section. This general permit shall not apply to the oceanfront shorelines or to waters and shorelines adjacent to the Ocean Hazard AEC with the exception of those shorelines that feature characteristics of the Estuarine Shoreline AEC. Such features include the presence of wetland vegetation, lower wave energy, and lower erosion rates than the adjacent Ocean Erodible Area.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113A‑107(a); 113A‑107(b); 113A‑113(b); 113A‑118.1; 113A-124(c);
Eff. March 1, 1984;
Temporary Amendment Eff. December 1, 2002;
Amended Eff. February 1, 2009; August 1, 2004; April 1, 2003.