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Shoreline Protection-Do I need a permit?

Monday, January 27, 2020

We have had a number of phone calls asking whether residents need a permit to protect their shoreline from erosion.   The State of Michigan has prepared a document of Frequently Asked Questions about Shore Protection During Great Lakes High WaterIf you are looking to implement shoreline stabilization practices due to erosion occurring along the Great Lakes, a permit will most likely be needed from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.