Public Notices

Title 22 Part 23 – Rules and Regulations for the Coastal Wetland Protection Act and the Mississippi Coastal Program - Proposed Adoption

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) does hereby give public notice that on June 19, 2018 at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Commission on Marine Resources, the Commission approved a Notice of Intent to adopt Title 22 Part 23. Said Notice of Intent was filed with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office on July 19, 2018. A complete copy of Title 22 Part 23 is available at www.dmr.ms.gov. Public comments on the proposed regulation changes will be accepted through August 20, 2018. All comments should be mailed to the MDMR, Attn: Willa Brantley, 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530, faxed to 228-374-5008, or emailed to: Willa Brantley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and delivered by 5:00 PM on August 20, 2018.

Title 22 Part 23, if adopted, will bring regulations that currently exist as the Mississippi Coastal Program (authorized by MS Code § 57-15-6(1) and § 49-27-59) into Title 22 and make them consistent with the current format for MDMR regulations. These regulations have been revised to update agency names and responsibilities, reflect legislative changes, and make the document as a whole more streamlined and accessible. This is not a substantive change to the Program. 

[Download: Proposed Text: Title 22, Part 23}