How to get a Dock Permit in New Bern

Brought to you by Realtor's Steve and Jana Tyson

Learn how to get a dock permit in the New Bern area.

To build a pier or bulkhead on a single family lot you will need a CAMA general permit. You, or your contractor, will be able to obtain this permit.

The CAMA Morehead offices Serves: Carteret, Craven and Pamlico counties and Onslow County north of the New River
400 Commerce Ave.
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-808-2808 / 1-888-4RCOAST (1-888-472-6278)

CAMA Is an acronym for Coastal Area Management Act. New Bern and all of Craven County waterfront property owners will need to contact this agency if they are going to build a dock, bulkhead, or disturb any land within a certain distance from the water.

CAMA was created through North Carolina General Statues 113A-100 which establishes a cooperative program of coastal area management between local and state governments. The Act, passed in 1974, has been amended several times, states that local governments shall have the initiative for planning.

In addition, CAMA establishes the Coastal Resources Commission, CRS, within the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. CRS duties include approval of Coastal Habitat Protection Plans and designation of Areas of Environmental Concern. After designation of these areas the commission is responsible for issuing all permits.

CAMA Permitting System

The CAMA permit system is divided into major and minor permits, based on the size and possible impacts of a project. Major permits are necessary for activities that require other state or federal permits, for projects that cover more than 20 acres, or for construction covering more than 60,000 square feet. Applications for major permits are reviewed by 10 state and 4 federal agencies before a decision is made to grant a permit.

Minor permits used for routine projects, such as single family homes, that do not require major permits. They are reviewed, issued, and administered to Coastal Resources Commission standards by local governments under contract with the Division of Coastal Management.

Riparian Buffers

And how they affect your waterfront property

The word riparian means next to the banks of rivers, lakes, streams, or other waters. A riparian buffer is a strip of forested or vegetated land bordering a body of water and is important in protecting water quality. A buffer may be any combination of shrubs, herbs, and native grasses, but the best vegetation for stabilizing stream banks and removing nutrients is deeply rooted, woody vegetation.

Riparian buffers are managed as 2 zones. The zone closest to the water provides stream bank and shoreline protection. The outer zone slows and spreads out the flow of water coming from the land, trapping sediment and pollutants.

The Division of Water Quality's Buffer Protection Rule is a part of the state's nutrient reduction strategy for the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico River Basins. The rule requires protection of existing vegetation in the first 50 feet of riparian area within these basins.

The first 30 feet from the water must be essentially undisturbed. The next 20 feet should be vegetated, however certain uses are allowed.

For more information on the Neuse River Buffer Rules please contact the Division of Water Quality staff. The rules can be viewed or downloaded from the DWQ website, click link below

Neuse River Rules

What is my home Worth? Click here to find out

Breaking News. Boat US just named New Bern one of the top 10 best boating cities to retire, play, and thrive.

To read the article Click Here

Google+

Click here to see Foreclosures in New Bern

Steve and Jana Tyson sold over $33 million of Real Estate in the past 2 years and over $135 million in the past 10 years. They lead the market, sign up to sign down.

How much house can you afford to buy? The chart below shows current interest rates. Put the rate in the mortgage calculator to see what your payments would be.

mortgage calculator © Calculators4Mortgages.com

Click Below for Tax information New Bern and the surrounding areas

New Bern and Craven County Tax Rates


Please remember that As members of the Multiple listing Service we can show you any property listed in New Bern, Havelock, or Oriental.

Continue to scroll down to learn about the City of New Bern and New Bern Homes for sale

There are Hundreds of Real Estate Brokers in the New Bern area.
Why would you choose the Tyson Group?

Click Here to find out why!

Historic downtown New Bern

New Bern Homes for sale

To see some New Bern Neighborhoods Click Here

New Bern NC Waterfront

Homes for sale in New Bern

To view New Bern Waterfront Properties Click Below

Waterfront Homes for Sale





**********

Links Of Interest

Google+

Home

SEARCH MLS for HOMES

New Bern NC Neighborhoods

New Bern Waterfront Homes

Golf-Retirement Communities

What is my Home Worth?

Retire to New Bern

Bank Owned-Forclosures

New Home Construction

New Bern Taxes

Meet the Tyson Group

Steve and Jana Tyson

Testimonials

Homes for Rent

E-Mail Steve

Home Buyer Resources

The Home Buying Process

Your Credit Score

Closing Costs

Home Inspections

Termite Inspections

Surveyors

Real Estate Appraisers

New Bern NC Real Estate Attorneys

New Bern Homeowners Insurance

Flood Insurance

New Bern and surrounding area Utility Companies

How to get a Dock or Bulkhead Permit

New Bern You Tube

Stay In New Bern Cheap!

Seller Resources
When is the best time to sell my home?

What is my house Worth?

Sell Your Home Quicker

Closing Costs

Seller Mistakes

Short Sales

Free Home Audit

For Sale by Owner Tips

Dave Ramsey ELP

New Bern NC Real Estate Blog

Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate

1031 Tax Exchange

New Bern area Demographics

New Bern Employment

Cherry Point Economic Benefits to Area

New Bern Chamber of Commerce

New Bern Waterways and National Forest
Neuse River

Trent River

Creeks in the New Bern area

New Bern Marinas

Fishing in New Bern

Flanners Beach

Croatan National Forest

New Bern History
New Bern History

The Battle of New Bern

James City - Home of the Freedmen

Tryon Palace

Remember In New Bern When

New Bern Bears

Wounded Warriors

Clubs-Organizations-Things to do
New Bern Clubs and Organizations

New Bern Civic Theatre

Calendar of Events

New Bern Now

Local Links
Craven County Regional Airport

New Bern Golf Courses

Craven County Government

New Bern Tennis

New Bern Dining

New Bern Convention Center

New Bern Weather

New Bern Newspaper

New Bern Schools

New Bern NC Homes for Sale

Cherry Point PCS

Local Services
New Bern Churches

New Bern Moving Companies

New Bern Electricians

New Bern Plumbers

New Bern Heating and Air Contractors

New Bern Engineers

New Bern Carpet Companies

New Bern Dentist

New Bern Chiropractors

New Bern Photographers

New Bern Carpet Cleaners

Termite Companies

New Bern Gyms and fitness Centers
Other Local Links
Craven County Politics

New Bern Map

Brices Creek-HWY 70 Neighborhoods
Lake Clermont

Oakview

Hunters Ridge

Hardee Farm

Deer Run

Crump Woods

Reedy Creek

Tucker Creek

Taberna

Carolina Pines

Creekwood

Brices Crossing

River Bluff

Neuse Harbour

Stately Pines
New Bern Neighborhoods
Greenbrier
Contact Steve
Steve Tyson

1320 McCarthy Blvd

New Bern, NC 28560

Cell: 252-514-9157

Work: 252-514-9157

* Email Steve Tyson *

Our Privacy Policy

Real Estate license number  56806



© 2007-2012 Steve Tyson.
All Rights Reserved.