CHAPTER 477a
LOWER CONNECTICUT RIVER CONSERVATION ZONE

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Sec. 25-102m. Standards and criteria for private residential docks and piers and management of scenic resources and visual impacts.

      Sec. 25-102m. Standards and criteria for private residential docks and piers and management of scenic resources and visual impacts. (a) The Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection shall select two harbor management commissions, established pursuant to section 22a-113k, from the member towns of the Connecticut River Gateway Commission, established pursuant to section 25-102e, to jointly recommend standards and criteria for the construction and location of private residential docks and piers and standards and criteria for the management of scenic resources and visual impacts within the limits of navigable waters, as defined in subsection (b) of section 15-3a.

      (b) The standards and criteria recommended pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be jointly submitted for approval to the Commissioners of Energy and Environmental Protection and Transportation. The commissioners shall approve or reject each recommendation not more than one hundred twenty days after submission.

      (c) A harbor management commission established pursuant to section 22a-113k from a member town of the Connecticut River Gateway Commission established pursuant to section 25-102e may adopt any standard or criterion approved pursuant to subsection (b) of this section as part of its harbor management plan adopted pursuant to chapter 444a.

      (P.A. 04-183, S. 1; P.A. 11-80, S. 81.)

      History: P.A. 04-183 effective June 1, 2004; P.A. 11-80 changed "Commissioner of Environmental Protection" to "Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection", effective July 1, 2011.

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