§ 154.08 APPEALS.
   (A)   Appeal to the Coastal Resources Commission.
      (1)   Any person directly affected by the local decision of the Local Permit Officer including the Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, may within 20 days of the Local Permit Officer’s disposition, request an appeal hearing by filing a petition with the Office of Administrative Hearings.
      (2)   The hearing shall be a quasi-judicial hearing conducted by an administrative law judge in accordance with the requirements of the Coastal Area Management Act (CAMA), being G.S. §§ 113A-100 et seq., and any other state laws applicable to the procedures. Final decision in the appeal will be made by the CRC based on evidence presented in the hearing.
   (B)   Appeal to Superior Court. Any person directly affected by any final decision or order of the Coastal Resources Commission may appeal to Superior Court.
   (C)   Appeal pending. No action for which a minor development permit is required shall be taken while appeal of the Local Permit Officer’s disposition of that permit request is pending.
(Ord. 06-03, passed 5-3-2006)