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Comment Period Opens in North Carolina

MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is accepting public comment on proposed amendments and re-adoption of nine rules under a state-mandated periodic review schedule. The rules are proposed for readoption without changes and pertain to joint fishing waters that are managed jointly with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

A public hearing will be held by web conference on May 4 at 6 p.m. The public may join the meeting online; however, those who wish to comment during the hearing must register to speak by noon on the day of the hearing.

Members of the public also may submit written comments through an online form or through the mail to N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Rules Comments, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C.  28557. Comments must be posted online or be received by the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries by 5 p.m. June 17, 2022.

Links to the public hearing registration form and online comment form, as well as text of the proposed rules and links to join the meeting, can be found on the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission’s Proposed Rules Page.

The proposed rule changes will be presented to the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission for final approval in June 2022 and have an earliest effective date of Sept. 1, 2022.

For questions about the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission rulemaking process, email Catherine Blum, rules coordinator for the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries.

WHO:N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission
WHAT:Public Hearing for Proposed Rules
WHEN:May 4 at 6 p.m.
WHERE:Meeting by Web Conference
Click Here for Information and to Sign Up to Speak

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