15A NCAC 07K .0206      SMALL DITCHES EXEMPTED

(a)  Small ditches used for agricultural or forestry purposes with maximum dimensions equal to or less than six feet (top width) by four feet deep are exempted from the CAMA permit requirement.

(b)  All ditches with maximum dimensions greater than six feet by four feet will require application for a letter of authorization from the Commission.  If the Commission determines that the ditch will affect estuarine or navigable waters, a major development permit will be required.

(c)  Width and depth dimensions of all ditches will be measured at the ground level.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑103(5)(a); 113A‑118(a);

Eff. November 1, 1984.