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Detailed Information for : Pond Permit - Waterway & Wetland Permit
Description:
A pond may be created in many ways, and a permit is required when a pond is created near or connected to a waterway, or within a wetland. A permit is required to create a pond by 1) constructing, dredging or enlarging any artificial pond or waterway within 500 feet of a waterway, 2) constructing a watercourse that will be ultimately connected to a waterway, 3) enlarging or connecting any natural or artificially constructed pond or waterway with any existing waterway, 4) constructing any pond or waterway project that will directly or indirectly affect wetlands, or 5) constructing a dam on a waterway. Applies to anyone who wants to create a pond near or connected to a waterway, or within a wetland.  
License Type:
Original  
Duration:
No duration information available.  
Fees:
Prerequisites:
Required Documentation:
Additional Information:
For more information on a variety of issues related to waterfront property, see DNR's web site.  
Instructions:
Application Form(s):
Application for Unconnected Ponds; Application for Ponds in Wetlands; Application for Connections to Navigable Waterways. See application materials.  
Wisconsin Statutes:
Relevant statute(s) include, but are not limited to: Wisconsin Statute 30.19 and Wisconsin Statutes 31.05, 31.33  
Administrative Rules/Codes:
Relevant code(s) include, but are not limited to: Wisconsin Adminstrative Code NR 300 and Wisconsin Administrative Code NR 305  
Contact Information
Contact:
FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AND HABITAT PROTECTION
Home Page:
E-mail :
Hours of Operation:
7:45 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday, except Holidays  
Phone:
(608)267-7498  
Fax:
(608)266-2244  
TTY/TDD:
 
Mail Address:
P.O. BOX 7921, FH/3, Madison, WI 53707  
Street Address:
101 South Webster, MADISON, WI 53707  
Agency Web Site:
 
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For additional assistance with business-related license, permit and registration information, visit the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at http://www.wisconsinsbdc.org or phone them at 608-263-7680.


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