It is five years since ownership of the island's foreshore - the land that sits between the low and high tide marks - was transferred from the Crown to the Government.
Since then, a number of homeowners whose properties either partially or fully sit on the foreshore have faced fines, with one telling ITV News it has destroyed his life.
Environmental campaigner Dave Cabeldu MBE, from SOS Jersey, says now is the time for the Chief Minister to declare an amnesty to avoid future fines and for a formal apology to be made to the monarch.
Alan Luce faced a bill of more than £30,000 for his property's encroachment. He has since moved to Spain saying he can no longer bear to live in his island home.
Julian Mallison paid £25,000. His property's steps and balcony encroached the foreshore.
ITV News understands officials are currently drawing up a formal map of where the foreshore lies, though there is a question of whether land that would have been underwater prior to reclamation or the construction of sea walls should still be considered foreshore. If so, hundreds of homes could be in breach.
The government was severely criticised for the way it handled the cases of Mr Luce and Mr Mallison, and subsequently created a policy which means they can turn a blind eye to minor encroachments if they want to, but in other cases they can demand a problem property is taken down.
A wider review of the whole situation is expected early in 2020.
The government has been approached to respond to calls for an amnesty and an apology to the Queen.
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