Erosion and uncontrolled stormwater runoff can have adverse impacts environmentally sensitive areas located around shoreland or wetlands (Shoreland Zone). To reduce these impacts, Dane County Ordinance Chapter 11 (PDF) requires a permit for specific land disturbing activities occurring within the Shoreland Zone. General permit information links:
If your project falls within the Shoreland Zone (see map below) complete the following steps in order:
Please check with Dane County Zoning to determine whether or not your project needs a Shoreland Mitigation Permit before starting an application.
Permit Fees Land & Water Viewer Webpage
The Land & Water Viewer online mapping application can be used to create a map(s) to submit with your permit application. The viewer webpage also includes links to tutorial videos.
Additional forms that may need to be submitted with your permit application(s):