Duck Comprehensive & CAMA Land Use Plan moves to public hearing at August 5 Council Meeting

On Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., the Town Council of the Town of Duck will conduct a public hearing and consider adoption of the following resolution:

Resolution 20-06               Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Duck, North Carolina Adopting the Town of Duck Comprehensive & CAMA Land Use Plan

The proposed Duck Comprehensive & CAMA Land Use Plan is available online at https://www.townofduck.com/lup/.  Hard copies are also available at Duck Town Hall, 1200 Duck Road.  You may contact Director of Community Development Joe Heard for more information about the Land Use Plan at 252-255-1234 or jheard@townofduck.com.  Any person may appear or be represented by an agent to present comments regarding the plan.  Written comments may be submitted to the Town Council, Town of Duck, P.O. Box 8369, Duck, North Carolina 27949 or via e-mail at councilmeeting@townofduck.com.

Following adoption of the Duck Comprehensive & CAMA Land Use Plan by Duck Town Council, the plan will proceed to the North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission to be considered for certification.  Written comments or objections regarding the plan can be submitted to the Executive Secretary of the Coastal Resources Commission no more than thirty (30) days following local adoption of the plan.  Written objections shall be limited to the following CRC criteria for certification:

  1. The plan is consistent with the current federally approved N.C. Coastal Management Program;
  2. The plan is consistent with the rules of the Coastal Resources Commission;
  3. The plan does not violate state or federal law;
  4. The plan contains policies that address each management topic as set forth in Rule 15A NCAC 07B .0702(d)(2).

The land use plan is the culmination of extensive public participation, including stakeholder meetings, public surveys, open houses, and public comments over the past year. Throughout the process, a Council-appointed Advisory Committee has provided review and guidance.

For more information about the land use plan or planning process, you can visit townofduck.com/lup or contact Director of Community Development Joe Heard at 252-255-1234 or jheard@townofduck.com.