Inlet Hazard Area (IHA) Boundary Update & Rule Amendments

Town of North Topsail Beach

Shoreline Protection Update

December 5, 2019

Special Edition: Public Hearings for Proposed CRC Changes to New River Inlet Hazard Area N.C.Coastal Resources Commission (CRC)

The commission has set the schedule for public hearing sin the 20 coastal counties affected by the proposed Inlet Hazard Area. The public hearing for Onlsow County (N. Topsail Beach) for the proposed Inlet Hazard Area changes is scheduled on December 18, 2019 at 10 the Onslow County Library, Sneads Ferry Branch,1330 Highway 210, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460.

If you live in the proposed inlet hazard area for the New River Inlet you should be aware of the coming changes and express your concerns at the public hearings in person on December 18th or in writing to the CRC on or before January 31, 2020. Please note that you cannot ask questions about the proposed changes during a public hearing. You simply present your concern orally or in writing to the officials present. Thus, you must be informed about these changes before you attend the hearing.The fact sheet linked below attempts to explain the situation and what proposed changes you could support or object to for your property.