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Wetlands board to consider shoreline improvement request

The Gloucester County Wetlands Board will hold one public hearing on a shoreline improvement application during a meeting beginning at 7 p.m. next Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the colonial courthouse.

Mary Elizabeth Murphy has applied for authorization to install two rock sills (12’x25’ and 12’x45’), said Linda Walthall, permit technician for the Environmental Division of the Gloucester County Codes Compliance Office.

In addition, Murphy seeks permission for 300 cubic yards of beach nourishment and a total of 600 square feet of spartina plantings adjacent to the property, which is located along Seger Creek/Perrin River at 2086 Riverwalk Road.

Following its meeting, the board will sit as the Gloucester County Chesapeake Bay Preservation and Erosion Commission. The commission will hold two public hearings on buffer modification requests.

Jerry T. Smith has requested buffer modification for the replacement and relocation (farther away from Resource Protection ...

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