The Gloucester County Wetlands Board approved two shoreline improvement applications following public hearings Sept. 8 in the colonial courthouse.
Robert L. Foster Jr. received permission to grade approximately 100 feet of existing bank to a 3-to-1 slope and install class II stone revetment, said Linda Walthall, permit technician in the Environmental Division of the Gloucester Codes Compliance Office.
In addition, Foster was allowed to construct a 50-foot stone breakwater with approximately 80 cubic yards of beach nourishment at the project site, which is located along the shoreline of the York River at 7089 Mumford View Drive.
The Foster application passed by a 7-0 vote. Board members Bronco Bayless and Rachel Strawn were absent, with alternates Troy Andersen and Rich Klein filling their places. The motion passed with the following conditions: submit revised drawing to staff showing the distance from toe of the revetment to inshore toe of breakwater and that #1 stone used for...
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