15A NCAC 07J .0209       ISSUANCE OF PERMITS

(a)  The Commission hereby delegates to the department the authority to issue or deny CAMA permits.  The decision to issue or deny the permit will be based on the applicable criteria set forth in G.S. 113A‑120, the applicable standards for development set forth in 15A NCAC, Subchapters 7H and 7M, and any other applicable rules adopted by the Commission.  The Department may condition issuance of permits on such conditions as are considered necessary to ensure compliance with the applicable criteria and standards.  The Department's decisions to grant or deny CAMA permits may be appealed as provided in G.S. Chapter 150B, G.S. 113A‑121.1, and 15A NCAC 7J Section .0300.

(b)  The Department will make a final decision with respect to a dredge and fill permit application as provided in G.S. 113‑229(e) upon considering the field investigation report, the comments of all interested state agencies, the comments of adjacent riparian landowners and the comments of other interested parties.  The Department's decisions to grant or deny dredge and fill permits may be appealed as provided in G.S. Chapter 150B, G.S. 113‑229, and 15A NCAC 7J Section .1000.

(c)  In cities and counties that have developed local management programs, applications for minor development permits shall be considered by the local permit officer.  The decision to issue or deny the permit will be based on the applicable criteria set forth in G.S. 113A‑120, the applicable standards for development set forth in 15A NCAC, Subchapters 7H and 7M, and any other applicable rules adopted by the Commission.  The local permit officer may condition issuance of a permit on such conditions as are considered necessary to ensure compliance with applicable criteria and standards.  A city's or county's decision to grant or deny a CAMA minor development permit may be appealed as provided in G.S. Chapter 150B, G.S. 113A‑121.1, and 15A NCAC 7J Section .0300.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑229; 113A‑118(c); 113A‑122(c); 113A‑124;

Eff. March 15, 1978;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1988; November 1, 1984; September 6, 1979; March 5, 1979.