The mission of the Department of Coastal Restoration and Preservation is to provide aggressive leadership, direction and consonance in the development and implementation of policies, plans and programs which encourage multiple uses of the coastal zone and achieve a proper balance between development and conservation, restoration, creation and nourishment of Coastal Resources in Terrebonne Parish for the enjoyment and long-term benefit of our residents.
This office has a similar focus at the Parish level as the Governor's Office of Coastal Activities does at the State level. This office handles the coordination of Terrebonne Parish's interaction with the following:
This office also coordinates efforts to educate the general public on the value of renewable coastal resources and ways to avoid or remedy conflicts between user groups.
The Coastal Zone Management Program (CZM) is funded through the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Coastal Use Permits, MS4 activities and seismic permits are administered by this department.
|Mart Black, FAICP, Director
|Vicki Summers, Executive Secretary