Notice of Rule Making for the Regulation of Upland Component of a Project, Chapter 391-2-3-.02

Brunswick, Ga.


TO: All Interested Persons and Parties

FROM: Doug Haymans

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.  The proposed amendments have been revised considering public comments received in response to a previous notice.

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, community and commercial docks, fishing piers, boat ramps and bridge projects located over coastal marshlands.

A public hearing will be held Thursday, January 4, 2024 at 5:30 PM at the Coastal Resources Division, One Conservation Way, Brunswick, GA 31520.  Written public comment will be received through Friday, January 19, 2024. 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 February 27, 2024 at 9:00 AM at its board meeting to be held at 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, SE, Suite 1252, Atlanta, Georgia.

Mail or email comments to:   

Jill Andrews
Coastal Resources Division

One Conservation Way
Brunswick, GA 31520

Additional Resources

Click here to download the materials submitted by Coastal Resources Division to the Georgia Board of Natural Resources at its Dec.5, 2023, meeting. 

Click here to download a "Frequently Asked Questions" document. 

Click here to view the Public Meeting invitation.