Chapter 02 - Coastal Management

26.0201 Adoption authority.

The American Samoa Coastal Management Program…

26.0202 Purpose.

The provisions of this chapter govern the adm…

26.0203 Construction.

The provisions of this chapter shall be const…

26.0204 Definitions.

The following definitions shall apply: A. Act…

26.0205 Interagency coordination.

A. All territorial agencies and their employe…

26.0206 Establishment of the Project Notification and Review System: jurisdiction, members, conduct of meetings, voting.

A. There is established and consolidated with…

26.0207 Land use permit application procedures, fees, and penalties

A. Applicability. All persons proposing to un…

26.0208 Types of activities; grandfathered, exempt, minor and major projects.

A. Grandfathered use.1. Grandfathered use mea…

26.0209 Review of land use permit applications.

A. Acceptance for review. Acceptance for revi…

26.0210 Land use permits; issuance, duration, and contents.

A. Issuance and duration1. Upon a determinati…

26.0211 Land use permits: amendment.

A. An amendment to a land use permit shall be…

26.0212 State of emergency and emergency land use permits.

A. Upon a declaration of a state of emergency…

26.0213 Monitoring and regulation, authority and duty.

A. The Manager, or any Board member agency, s…

26.0214 Stop work orders.

A. The Manager may issue a stop work order, u…

26.0215 Citations.

A. Citations. 1. A person shall not engage in…

26.0216 Revocation of a land use permit.

A. If the Manager determines that a land use…

26.0217 Standing.

A. Any person with standing who is aggrieved…

26.0218 Motion for reconsideration and special land use permits.

A. Motion for reconsideration1. No appeal of…

26.0219 Appeals.

A. An appeal of the Board’s decision on the m…

26.0220 Standards and criteria for review.

A. As a requirement for approval, all project…

26.0221 Special Management Areas.

A. Special Management Areas mean those areas…

26.0222 Wetlands.

A. Wetlands means those areas that are inunda…

26.0223 Coastal hazards.

A. Coastal hazards policy 1. Coastal hazards…

26.0224 Territorial environmental assessments.

A. Procedures 1. Environmental assessment mea…

26.0225 National Environmental Policy Act.

A. Applicability. When a proposed project, us…

26.0226 Federal Consistency.

A. Application. Federal actions (including di…

26.0227 Public information and education.

A. The American Samoa Coastal Management Prog…

26.0228 Public records.

A. The Department of Commerce shall retain an…

26.0229 Severability.

If any provision of this chapter, or the appl…