Coastal Resources Management (CRM)
was established on 11 February 1983, with the implementation of Public Law 3-47 within the Office of the Governor. The CRM program was established in order to promote the conservation and wise development of coastal resources.
Applicants can now apply for permits at their desk! A web-based permit tracking system that will allow applicants to apply for permits, submit supporting documents, and track approval process.
CRMO is happy to report that phase one of CRMO's web-based permit system is now online. To apply for permits online click here.
Important Notice: Online Permit Applications are available here.
Job Vacancy Announcement- to view or download the vacancy announcement, click here.
Hafa Adai & Olomwaay CNMI,
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Coastal Resources Management Office website. CRM provides technical assistance for the planning, management, and monitoring of coastal resources and ensuring their sustainable use and development.
CRM is made up of many branches that deal with issues concerning the CNMI’s coastal resources, including Permitting, Enforcement, Outreach & Education, Non-Point Source Pollution (NPS), The Coral Reef Program, Natural Resource Planning, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
There is a lot going on at CRM. and we are constantly updating this site to better serve you. Please contact us if you have any suggestions or if you find problems on this site. It is here to serve you!
Si Yu'us Maase…
Rita C. Chong, Administrator