Section .2400 - GENERAL PERMIT FOR PLACEMENT OF RIPRAP REVETMENTS FOR WETLAND PROTECTION IN ESTUARINE AND PUBLIC TRUST WATERS

 

15A NCAC 07H .2401      PURPOSE

The general permit for placement of riprap revetments for wetland protection in estuarine and public trust waters shall allow the placement of riprap revetments immediately adjacent to and waterward of the wetland toe.  This permit shall only be applicable in public trust areas and estuarine waters according to authority provided in 15A NCAC 07J .1100 and according to the rules in this Section.  This permit shall not apply to oceanfront shorelines or to waters and shorelines adjacent to the Ocean Hazard AEC with the exception of those portions of shoreline that feature characteristics of Estuarine Shorelines.  Such features include the presence of wetland vegetation, lower wave energy, and lower erosion rates than in the adjoining Ocean Erodible Area.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑107; 113A‑118.1;

Eff. August 1, 2000;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2009; April 1, 2003.