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Coastal Area

Metadata Updated: February 9, 2024

The Coastal Area layer is a 1:24,000-scale, polygon feature-based layer that includes the land and waters that lie within the Coastal Area as defined by Connecticut General Statute (C.G.S.) 22a-94(a). Activities and actions conducted within the coastal area by Federal and State Agencies (i.e., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE), DEP regulatory programs, and state plans and actions) must be consistent with all of the applicable standards and criteria contained in the Connecticut Coastal Management Act (C.G.S. 22a-90 to 22a-113). A subset of the Coastal Area, the Coastal Boundary, represents an area within which activities regulated or conducted by coastal municipalities must be consistent with the Coastal Management Act. As defined in this section of the statutes, the Coastal Area includes the land and water within the area delineated by the following: the westerly, southerly and easterly limits of the state's jurisdiction in Long Island Sound; the towns of Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, Norwalk, Westport, Fairfield, Bridgeport, Stratford, Shelton, Milford, Orange, West Haven, New Haven, Hamden, North Haven, East Haven, Branford, Guilford, Madison, Clinton, Westbrook, Deep River, Chester, Essex, Old Saybrook, Lyme, Old Lyme, East Lyme, Waterford, New London, Montville, Norwich, Preston, Ledyard, Groton and Stonington. This layer includes a single polygon feature defined by the boundaries described above. Attribute information is comprised of an Av_Legend to denote the coastal area. Data is compiled at 1:24,000 scale. This data is not updated.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date September 2, 2022
Metadata Updated Date February 9, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from Connecticut Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date September 2, 2022
Metadata Updated Date February 9, 2024
Publisher Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Data First Published 2018-12-21
Data Last Modified 2018-12-21
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
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Harvest Source Id 36c82f29-4f54-495e-a878-2c07320bf10c
Harvest Source Title Connecticut Data.json
Homepage URL
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -73.7255,40.9500,-71.8250,41.6065
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash d6f2d2be8c9d242d6da7a74d76d8427343f39f4c93f4f6f97b8e9171c536ddbf
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": -73.7255, 40.9500, -73.7255, 41.6065, -71.8250, 41.6065, -71.8250, 40.9500, -73.7255, 40.9500}

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