Erosion and uncontrolled stormwater runoff can have adverse impacts on areas located around shoreland or wetlands. To reduce these impacts, a Shoreland Mitigation Permit may be required for specific land disturbing activities occurring within the Shoreland Zone, per Dane County Ordinance Chapter 11 (PDF).
If your project is located within the Shoreland Zone, we recommend that you contact Dane County Zoning to determine if permits are required.
A Shoreland Migitation Permit may be required if your project is located within the Shoreland Zone (see below). You can use the Land & Water Resources Viewer to help determine the distance your project is from wetlands, waterways, and floodplains.
If your project is located within the Shoreland Zone, contact Dane County Zoning to determine if a Shoreland Zoning Permit (from their office) or Shoreland Mitigation Permit (from our office) is required. You will receive written confirmation of their decision.
The Shoreland Zone includes all lands within:
View application materials below:
Before you apply, you may wish to review / complete:
Additional forms that may need to be submitted with your permit application(s):