Except as otherwise provided in this section, no project or activity directly affecting the coastal area that is proposed by or subject to the approval of any agency of the state shall be implemented or approved until the director of natural resources has determined that it is consistent with the policies in the coastal management program document. Any agency of the state may develop and adopt a statement of coastal management policies, in which case a determination of consistency shall not be required under this section if the statement of coastal management policies has been approved by the director and the project or activity is in accordance with that statement.
Cite as R.C. § 1506.03
History. Effective Date: 10-20-1994