SECTION .2200 - GENERAL PERMIT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF
FREESTANDING MOORINGS IN ESTUARINE WATERS AND PUBLIC TRUST AREAS and ocean
15A NCAC 07H .2201 PURPOSE
A general permit pursuant to this Section
shall allow the construction of freestanding moorings in the estuarine waters
and public trust areas AECs according to the procedures provided in 15A NCAC
07J .1100 and according to the rules in this Section. This permit shall not
apply to waters adjacent to oceanfront shorelines or to waters and
shorelines adjacent to the Ocean Hazard AEC with the exception of those
shorelines that feature characteristics of the Estuarine Shoreline AEC. Such
features include the presence of wetland vegetation, lower wave energy, and
lower erosion rates than the adjacent Ocean Erodible Area.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113A‑107; 113A‑118.1;
Eff. February 1, 1996;
Amended Eff. April 1, 2003.