NOTICE OF PROPOSED REGULATION CHANGES
TO: All Interested Persons and Parties
FROM: Doug Haymans, director, Coastal Resources Division
SUBJECT: Extension of Public Comment Period of Rule Making for Regulation of an Upland Component of a Project, Chapter 391-2-3-.02
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to authority set forth below, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources proposes to amend the Rules of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division: Rule 391-2-3-.02, Regulation of Upland Component of a Project.
This amended rule is being promulgated under the authority of the Official Code of Georgia, Annotated Title 12, Section 12-5-285. Rule 391-2-3-.02 is being amended to specify the standards and conditions for issuance of a Coastal Marshlands Protection Act permit for marinas and community and commercial dock projects located over coastal marshlands.
A public hearing was held Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at 5:30 PM at the Coastal Resources Division, Brunswick, Georgia. During and following the public hearing, requests were made for additional time to submit written public comments. Written comments will now be accepted through October 10, 2023. Comments should be legible, concise and limited to the proposed rule change.
Mail or email comments by October 10, 2023, to:
Coastal Resources Division
One Conservation Way
Brunswick, GA 31520
Following the comment period, the Board of Natural Resources will be re-briefed on proposed changes, including any changes resulting from public comments, on October 24, 2023 at 9:00 AM at its board meeting to be held at the Savannah Economic Development Authority, 906 Drayton Street, Savannah GA 31401.
Click here to download the materials submitted by Coastal Resources Division to the Georgia Board of Natural Resources at its Aug. 22, 2023, meeting.
Click here to download exact copy of the proposed amended Rule of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division, Subject 391-2-3, Coastal Marshlands Protection, "Regulation of Upland Component of a Project."
Click here to download a Frequently-Asked-Questions document regarding the proposed rule change.