(a)  The applicant shall contact the Division of Coastal Management at the address provided in 15A NCAC 07A .0101and complete an application requesting approval for development.  The applicant shall provide information on site location, dimensions of the project area, and their name and address.

(b)  The applicant shall provide:

(1)           confirmation that a written statement, signed by the adjacent riparian property owners, stating that they have no objections to the proposed work, has been obtained; or

(2)           confirmation that the adjacent riparian property owners have been notified by certified mail of the proposed work.  Such notice shall instruct adjacent property owners to provide any comments on the proposed development in writing for consideration by permitting officials to the DCM within 10 days of receipt of the notice, and state that no response shall be interpreted as no objection.  DCM staff shall review all comments and determine, based upon their relevance to the potential impacts of the proposed project, if the proposed project can be approved by a General Permit.  If DCM staff determines that the project exceeds the Rules established for the General Permit process, DCM shall notify the applicant that an application for a major permit shall be required.

(c)  No work shall begin until an on‑site meeting is held with the applicant and DCM representative.  All bulldozing shall be completed within 30 days of the date of permit issuance.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑229(cl); 113A-107; 113A‑113(b); 113A‑118.1;

Eff. December 1, 1987;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2016; January 1, 1990.