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The Comprehensive Coastal Resource Management Portal (CCRMP)

Guidance for Tidal Shoreline Management Plans in Virginia

Welcome to the Comprehensive Coastal Resource Management Portal. This portal is a source for guidance, data, tools, and education resources for local governments pursuant to the new 2011 policy mandated by the General Assembly for management of tidal shorelines in Virginia. Here you will find links to both regional and the locality specific information to assist you with implementation of the new regulations.

The Center for Coastal Resources Management will continue to update this site regularly with new information. If your locality is not represented at this time, refer to the regional resources and check back at a later date.

Regional Shoreline Management Guidance - all Tidewater Localities

Local Government Shoreline Management Guidance - Locality Specific

  • Shoreline Best Management Practices: delivers shoreline best management practices for your locality,

  • Shoreline and Tidal Marsh Inventory Data: GIS data for shoreline condition and tidal marshes, and

  • County Toolbox: includes a Comprehensive Map Viewer depicting shoreline best management practices and current shoreline condition, a Sea Level Rise Risk and Vulnerability Tool that projects sea level rise scenarios into the future, and additional links on integrated coastal management and shoreline best management practices.

To begin, select your locality on the map or from the list provided.

Virginia Tidewater Localities mathews county westmoreland county city of fairfax city of hampton City of Virginia Beach fairfax county city of hampton westmoreland county city of alexandria city of virginia beach mathews county Northampton County Prince William County Northampton County Prince William County Charles City County Charles City County York County York County City of Poquoson City of Poquoson Suffolk County Suffolk County
Disclaimer: The Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) provides these data with the understanding that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete, and conclusions drawn from the data set are the sole responsibility of the user. See full disclaimer page.



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