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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 16COASTAL COORDINATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
CHAPTER 506COUNCIL PROCEDURES FOR FEDERAL CONSISTENCY WITH COASTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM GOALS AND PRIORITIES
RULE §506.25Public Notice and Comment

(a) Upon receipt of an administratively complete consistency determination for a federal agency activity, the council secretary shall publish notice of the consistency determination on the council's web site and in the Texas Register .

(b) The public notice shall provide a summary of the proposed federal agency activity, announce the availability of the consistency determination for inspection, and request comment on whether the federal agency activity should be referred to the council for review and whether the activity is or is not consistent with the CMP goals and policies. Comments shall be submitted to the council secretary within 30 days of publication on the council's web site.

(c) When appropriate, the chair or any three members of the council may extend the public comment period or schedule a public hearing on:

  (1) the consistency determination; and

  (2) whether referral to the council is appropriate.

(d) After the close of the public comment period, the council members shall consider any comments received in response to the public notice and determine whether the federal activity should be placed on the agenda for review because it presents a significant unresolved dispute regarding consistency with the CMP goals and policies. Upon the council members' decision, the council secretary shall immediately notify all council members, applicant, federal agency, and other affected parties, if any.


Source Note: The provisions of this §506.25 adopted to be effective June 15, 1995, 19 TexReg 7695; amended to be effective November 3, 1995, 20 TexReg 8676; amended to be effective August 27, 2000, 25 TexReg 8046

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