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Wetlands board approves three shoreline projects

The Gloucester County Wetlands Board voted during a meeting Jan. 15 to approve three shoreline improvement applications.

The board, which had postponed the meeting from the day before because of inclement weather, approved the application of David Roberts. That application had been continued from the board’s Dec. 10 meeting.

Roberts requested permission to install 104 linear feet of vinyl seawall, said Linda Walthall, permit technician in the Gloucester Environmental Programs Office, but the board only approved construction of 77 feet of vinyl seawall.

Also, Walthall said Roberts received the O.K. for appropriate backfill and placing stone from the removed gabion baskets in front of the proposed seawall adjacent to property situated along the Ware River at 8355 Ray Brown Jr. Lane.

James Woodward applied for 200 linear feet of riprap adjacent to his property along the Ware River, Walthall said, and the board approved that request and allowed 17 linear feet of seawall to extend...

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