Application by City of Diamondhead to fill non-tidal wetlands and shade estuarine wetlands for a bridge, nature trail, and piers near Rotten Bayou

City of Diamondhead has filed notice of a proposed project which requires review by the MS Department of Marine Resources to ensure compliance with the state’s approved Coastal Program under the Coastal Zone Management Act.

The applicant is proposing to fill non-tidal wetlands and shade estuarine wetlands to construct a bridge, nature trail, and several piers near Rotten Bayou, in Diamondhead, Hancock County, MS. View the full application at the link below. 

Any person wishing to make comments or objections to the proposed activity must submit those comments in writing to Katie Nelson by mail at the Department of Marine Resources at 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi 39530, by email at, or by using the form below before 1:00 p.m. on the day February 16, 2024. 

Comment Submission Form

You should receive an acknowledgement of your comment from Katie Nelson by email. If you do not receive this acknowledgement, please contact