Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality

General Notice
Virginia Coastal Resources Management Program - Public Comment Period - Updates to Enforceable Policies of the Program
Date Posted: 1/22/2010
Expiration Date: 2/16/2010
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
No comment forum defined for this notice.

Notice of intended action:  This public notice is to inform interested parties of the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program’s intention to update the enforceable polices incorporated into the Program and to invite the public to comment on this change.

Purpose of the notice:  The Coastal Zone Management Act (15 C.F.R. § 923.84) requires state Coastal Zone Management Programs to formally incorporate changes made to the laws and policies that are used for Federal Consistency.  The changes discussed here have already been made to each statute and regulation, the purpose of this action is to incorporate these changes into the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program.  These changes are considered to be Routine Program Changes, and therefore do not significantly affect the (1) uses subject to management; (2) special management areas; (3) boundaries; (4) authorities and organization or (5) coordination, public involvement and national interest components of the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program.  Upon concurrence by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the policies discussed below will be incorporated into the Program.               

Public Comment periodJanuary 22, 2010 – February 16, 2010

How to Comment:   Comments on these proposed changes should be submitted in writing directly to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration by February 16, 2010 at the following address: John King, NOAA, SSMC4, N/ORM3, 1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910

If you require paper copies of any of any of the documents provided in PDF format above, please contact April Bahen, (804) 698-4005. 

Additional information is available at:

Contact Information
Name / Title: April Bahen 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
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