SECTION .0200 ‑ SHORELINE EROSION POLICIES

 

15A NCAC 07M .0201     DECLARATION OF GENERAL POLICY

It is hereby declared that the general welfare and public interest require that development along the ocean and estuarine shorelines be conducted in a manner that avoids loss of life, property and amenities. It is also declared that protection of the recreational use of the shorelines of the state is in the public interest.  In order to accomplish these public purposes, the planning of future land uses, reasonable rules and public expenditures should be created or accomplished in a coordinated manner so as to minimize the likelihood of damage to private and public resources resulting from recognized coastal hazards.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑102(b); 113A‑107; 113A‑124; 16 U.S.C. Sec. 1453 (12);

Eff. March 1, 1979;

RRC Objection due to lack of necessity Eff. October 17, 1991;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1992.