The Virginia Marine Resources Commission invites public comment on the establishment of amendments to the regulation, as proposed below. By September 12, 2016, the proposed draft regulation may be viewed at the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, 2600 Washington Avenue, Newport News, Virginia.
In accordance with Section 28.2-209 of the Code of Virginia, a public hearing on the proposed regulations will be held no earlier than 9:30 AM, on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, 2600 Washington Avenue, Newport News, Virginia. Public comments on the proposals should be provided to Ben Stagg, VMRC Habitat Management Division, Engineering/Surveying Department, 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Newport News, Virginia 23607, or to firstname.lastname@example.org, by 12:00 p.m., Monday, September 26, 2016.
I. Chapter 4 VAC 20-335-10 et seq., “Authorizes Aquaculture Structures”
The Commission will consider proposed amendments to 4 VAC 20-335-10 et seq., “Authorizes Aquaculture Structures” to create a requirement to obtain either a permit or consent of nearby residential property owners to place aquaculture cages on oyster planting ground leases within the City of Virginia Beach.
The proposed regulation wording made be found here.
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