Protection of Tidewaters (Georgia)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Georgia|
|Name||Protection of Tidewaters (Georgia)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations, Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Tidal Energy, Wave Energy|
|Program Administrator||Georgia Department of Natural Resources|
The Protection of Tidewaters Act establishes the State of Georgia as the owner of the beds of all tidewaters within the State, except where title by a private party can be traced to a valid British Crown or State land grant. The Act provides the Department of Natural Resources the authority to remove those structures that are capable of habitation, or incapable of or not used for transportation.
|Department||Georgia Department of Natural Resources|
|Division||Coastal Resources Division|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Georgia Code 52-1-1|