Local Coastal Program (Louisiana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Louisiana
Applies to Municipality Calcasieu, Cameron, Lafourche, Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. James, St. Tammany, Terrebonne, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist



Name Orleans Local Coastal Program (Louisiana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Local














Program Administrator Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=111


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://data.dnr.la.gov/lcp/lcphandbook/lcphandbook.pdf


Summary

The Local Coastal Programs Section provides technical assistance, guidance, and management to parishes in the development, approval, and implementation of local coastal programs (LCP). Once an LCP has received federal and state approval, the parish becomes the permitting authority for coastal uses of local concern defined as "those uses which directly and significantly affect coastal waters and are in need of coastal management but are not uses of state concern and which should be regulated primarily at the local level if the local government has an approved program"

To date, ten coastal parishes: Calcasieu, Cameron, Lafourche, Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. James, St. Tammany and Terrebonne have approved, active LCPs. Two more are in development, St. Charles and St. John the Baptist.


<metadesc> Orleans Local Coastal Program (Louisiana): energy incentive program. </metadesc>

Policy Contact

Department Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Division Office of Coastal Management
Address PO Box 94396
Place Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Zip/Postal Code 70804-9396
Phone 225-342-3394


Website http://dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=111


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1 1978 Louisiana State and Local Coastal Resources Management Act, La. RS. 49:214.21


















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