Welcome to the North Carolina Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center. The Center is a partnership of North Carolina Sea Grant, the UNC School of Law and UNC Department of City and Regional Planning. It serves the citizens of North Carolina by bringing together the resources provided by its partners to address contemporary coastal issues.

  • Lisa Schiavinato, Center co-director

    So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish

    Center co-director Lisa Schiavinato says goodbye to North Carolina before departing for the West Coast.

  • Aerial view of flooded New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

    Splitting Heirs

    Heirs’ property ownership can result in a lack of authenticated, written wills that could later be probated to preserve official title. This paper discusses how the absence of clear title could affect coastal resilience planning.

  • Lake scene

    Legal Tides Summer 2016

    Bills Passed During the 2016 Short Session of the North Carolina General Assembly Affecting Coastal Resources Use and Conservation