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RESCINDED JULY 6, 2006 - PRIVATE PIER GUIDANCE CRITERIA

EXEMPT                            
(NPN)                            
§28.2-1203.A.5
STAFF APPROVAL
(PERMIT REQUIRED)
COMMISSION APPROVAL
(PERMIT REQUIRED)
PIER LENGTH  Unspecified (unless over productive oyster/clam ground)
Unspecified (but not considered a navigational hazard)  Unspecified (but considered a potential navigational hazard by staff)
PIER WIDTH < 6 ft > 6 ft but  8 ft  (provided extra width is necessary for access/use) > 8 ft
L- OR T-HEAD PLATFORM < 250 ft² > 250 ft² but  500 ft²    (NOTE 1)
(provided additional platform is necessary to accommodate a water dependent use)
> 500 ft²
BOATHOUSE Open-sided, single boat,
700 ft ² coverage
Open-sided, dual slip,
> 700 ft² but 1500 ft² (NOTE 2)
Enclosed boathouses, multiple slips, non-water dependent uses, > 1500 ft²
PROTESTED Unprotested as to Boathouse only. Unprotested Protested

Note 1:  Staff does not propose to include small, reasonably sized finger piers in the total calculation.
Note 2:  Staff does not propose to include small walkways (<4 ft width) built in conjunction with open-sided boathouses. 


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