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Wisconsin Wetlands: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Wetlands Standards: Wisconsin Administrative Code, Department of Natural Resources (NR) 103.01 to 103.08

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Wetlands conservation activities: NR 353.01 to 353.11

General permits: NR 353.04

Individual permits: NR 353.09

Permit conditions: NR 353.08

Permit applications: NR 353.06

Conservation design specifications: NR 353.05

Project maintenance: NR 353.10

Nonfederal wetlands: NR 352.01 to 352.03

Dredging projects: NR 347.01

Application and analytical requirements: NR 347.05

Sampling and analysis: NR 347.06

Reporting and monitoring: NR 347.08

Time limits and fees: NR 300.01 to 300.06

Time limits: NR 300.04

Fee processing: NR 300.06

Wetland compensatory mitigation: NR 350.01 to 350.14

Shorelands: NR 115.01

Floodplain management: NR 116.01

Regulatory Agencies

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Water

Local zoning commissions

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) St. Paul District Office Rock Island District Office Detroit District Office

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Wisconsin generally follows the federal rules regarding wetlands permitting. However, the state has enacted a Shoreland Wetlands Protection Program, which puts some of the wetlands permitting responsibility (shoreland wetlands) into the hands of local zoning commissions.

In 2001, Wisconsin became the first state to restore protection to small, isolated wetlands left in limbo as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook ...


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