CRC Actions from July 2013
At its July 2013 meeting, the CRC:
Adopted amendments to 15A NCAC 7H .0312 Technical Standards for Beach Fill Projects, which would reduce sampling requirements for certain beach nourishment projects.
Adopted permanent rule amendments for 15 A NCAC 7H .0306(a)(2) General Use Standards for Ocean Hazard Areas – Single Family/Duplex Structures Setback, which allows for the repair or replacement of single-family or duplex residential structures constructed prior to Aug. 11, 2009, that are greater than 5,000 square feet in total floor area, and that do not meet the current oceanfront setback requirements. The rule change was required by S.L. 2012-202.
Approved for public hearing amendments to the 7H.1200 GP to Construct Piers and Docking Facilities. The amendment modifies the General Permit so that boats stored on platforms (floating or fixed) shall not count as docking spaces.
Approved for public hearing amendments to 15A NCAC 7H .0312 Technical Standards for Beach Fill Projects, which would make some additional changes to sampling protocols for borrow sites associated with beach fill projects.