Coastal Management Act (Georgia)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Georgia|
|Name||Coastal Management Act (Georgia)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations, Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Georgia Department of Natural Resources|
The Coastal Management Act provides enabling authority for the State to prepare and administer a coastal management program. The Act does not establish new regulations or laws; it is designed to establish procedural requirements for the Department of Natural Resources to develop and implement a program for the sustainable development and protection of coastal resources. It establishes the Department of Natural Resources as the State agency to receive and disburse federal grant monies. It establishes the Governor as the approving authority of the program and as the person that must submit the program to the federal government for approval under the federal Coastal Zone Management Act. It requires other State agencies to cooperate with the Coastal Resources Division when exercising their activities within the coastal area.
|Department||Georgia Department of Natural Resources|
|Division||Coastal Resources Division|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Georgia Code 12-5-320|