In accordance with the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (P.L.92-583), as amended (P.L. 94-370), the Bureau of Planning (BOP), as the lead agency of the GCMP, is responsible for conducting federal consistency review for the following:
- Federal Agency Actions
- Activities Requiring a Federal License or Permit
- Federal Assistance to Local Governments
The review to establish consistency with GCMP policies as stated in E.O. 78-37, is conducted as specified in 15 CFR Part 930.
Consistency for Federal Assistance to State and Local Government: GCMP review of the activities is normally conducted through procedures established by Guam pursuant to Executive Order 12372 – intergovernmental review of federal programs, or through State clearinghouse procedures. P.L. 26-169.
Procedures Guide for Achieving Federal Consistency with the Guam Coasts Management Program (pdf format) - A complete guide to Guam’s federal consistency requirements, including application forms and step-by-step guides.