SECTION .2200 – GENERAL PERMIT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF FREESTANDING MOORINGS AND BIRD NESTING POLES IN ESTUARINE WATERS AND PUBLIC TRUST AREAS AND OCEAN HAZARD AREAS
15A NCAC 07H .2201 PURPOSE
A general permit pursuant to this Section shall allow the construction of freestanding moorings and bird nesting poles in the estuarine waters and public trust areas AECs according to the procedures provided in 15A NCAC 07J .1100 and according to the rules in this Section. This permit shall not apply to waters adjacent to 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; 113A-118.1;
Eff. February 1, 1996;
Amended Eff. January 1, 2018; April 1, 2003.