Louisiana Department of Natural Resources

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Office of Coastal Management

Keith Lovell
Assistant Secretary

Hotline: 800-267-4019
Phone: 225-342-7591
Fax: 225-342-9439


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Local Coastal Management Program Handbook

The Office of Coastal Management is responsible for the maintenance and protection of the state's coastal wetlands. The main function of the Office of Coastal Management is the regulation of uses in the Louisiana coastal zone, especially those which have a direct and significant impact on coastal waters. It is the goal of the Office of Coastal Management to protect, develop, and restore or enhance the resources of the state's coastal zone. Find out more About Us.


Topics of Interest

  Coastal Zone Boundary Maps and Information
  False River Ecosystem Restoration Project
  Louisiana Administrative Code for Title 43, Natural Resources
  OCM News and Events Archives
  Cheniers and Natural Ridges Study  


Permits/Mitigation Division
Karl Morgan, Administrator

Applying for a Coastal Use Permit

Coastal User's Guide Updated 2015

Online Joint Permit Application


CoastIt Notes

View Public Notices

Louisiana Coastal Wetlands Conservation Plan

Interagency Affairs & Field Services Division
Donald Haydel, Administrator

Best Management Practices for Clean Marinas

Coastal Community Resiliency

Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control

Compliance & Enforcement

Federal Consistency

Field Services

Fisherman's Gear Compensation Fund

Local Coastal Management Programs

Oil Spill Section

Additional OCM Topics

Atchafalaya Basin Program

Beneficial Use of Dredged Material

False River Ecosystem Restoration Initiative

Contact Information

Lake Providence Ecosystem Restoration Initiative

Louisiana Coastal Facts

Marsh Buggy Best Management Practices

Louisiana Fuel Team and Playbook

Surface Water Management Program