Shoreline Management

Information to help implement Virginia's tidal shoreline laws and policies including general guidance for the entire coastal area and locality specific information.

Comprehensive Coastal Resource Management Portals (CCRMPs)

Gateways for each coastal locality to shoreline data, guidance, and tools

Shoreline Best Management Practices

Guidance for choosing the most environmentally friendly practices based on surrounding shoreline conditions

Shoreline Management Handbook

An information resource for Virginia's local wetlands boards to support decision-making on tidal shorelines

Comprehensive Plan Guidance

Guidance for local governments to implement shoreline best practices and prepare for sea-level and recurrent flooding

Tidal Shoreline Laws & Policies

Relevant chapters in the Code of Virginia, latest amendments, policy changes, and incentive programs