Development activity

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Definition of Development activity:
Any activity likely to alter the physical nature of the Coastal zone in any way including construction of buildings and works, the deposit of waste or other material from outfalls, vessels or by other means, the removal of sand, sea shells, natural vegetation, sea grass and other substances, dredging and filling, land reclamation and mining or drilling for minerals, but excluding fishing activities[1].
This is the common definition for Development activity, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. Mangor, Karsten. 2004. “Shoreline Management Guidelines”. DHI Water and Environment, 294pp.