NOTICE OF PROPOSED REGULATION CHANGES
TO: All Interested Persons and Parties
FROM: Doug Haymans, Director, Coastal Resources Division, Georgia Department of Natural Resources
SUBJECT: Notice of Rule Making for the Regulation of 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 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 will be held Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at 5:30 PM at the Coastal Resources Division, One Conservation Way, Brunswick, GA 31520. Written public comment will be received through
Monday September 25, 2023 October 10, 2023 [Note: The public comment period was extended on Sept. 18, 2023]. Comments should be legible, concise and limited to the proposed rule change. Following the comment period, the Board of Natural Resources will consider the proposed rule 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.
Mail or email comments to:
Jill Andrews, Coastal Resources Division
One Conservation Way,
Brunswick, GA 31520
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.