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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 25. Pertaining to Pound Net Siting Public Interest Review
3/28/2020

4VAC20-25-20. Content and Publication of Public Notice.

A. The owner of any pound net making application to the commission to license that pound net at a new location shall advertise in the form of a public notice the proposed new location of the pound net and the applicant's name and address. The proposed location of the pound net shall be described in terms of its latitude and longitude and its position relative to the shoreline and landward properties, with reference to the nearest onshore locality.

B. The public notice shall be approved by the commissioner or his designee and shall be advertised in a newspaper of general circulation in the area where the pound net is proposed. The applicant shall assume the cost of publication of the public notice.

C. It shall be the responsibility of the owner of any pound net making application to the commission to license that pound net at a new location to provide the commission with names and addresses of all land owners and residents within 500 feet of the most shoreward end of the proposed, new pound net location. Upon receipt of this information, the commission shall place a copy of the public notice on the agency's website and shall inform in writing all land owners and residents within 500 feet of the proposed, new pound net location of the public notice.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 21, Issue 08, eff. December 1, 2004.

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