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COASTAL GENERAL PERMIT 6 – Beach and Dune Maintenance Activities

Dune Creation Coastal General Permit 6 authorizes beach and dune maintenance activities, such as routine maintenance, emergency post-storm beach restoration, and dune creation and maintenance, provided:

  • The activities are conducted in accordance with “Best Management Practices” as defined at N.J.A.C 7:7E-3A.2, 3A.3 and 3A.4;
  • The activities are not conducted in wetlands;
  • Public access to the beach is provided in accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:7E-3.50 and 8.11.                

You can read the full details in the rule at N.J.A.C.7:7-7.6.

If your project does not meet the requirements or limitations of Coastal General Permit 6, it may qualify for a permit-by-rule, other general permit, or a CAFRA Individual Permit.  Please review those tabs under Coastal Permitting for additional information.

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