Regulations and Permits
There are a variety of jurisdictional agencies at the federal, state and local level with different authority of different wetlands. It can be difficult to navigate these rules and regulations though several of the agencies have made a concerted effort to simplify the process by running their permitting under the same concurrent application. Typically, a resident can come to the city as the Local Governmental Unit charged with oversight of wetland protection. There are also a number of consultants that offer wetland services. For a list of qualified professionals visit Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources website.
Chanhassen protection ordinance
The wetlands portion of the Surface Water Management Plan is intended to provide a plan for the protection and management of the City’s wetland and associated natural resources. This plan has been developed in accordance with the Wetlands Conservation Act guidelines. Primary objectives are to: