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This permit program is governed by 571 Iowa Administrative Code chapter 13 which was revised effective April 15, 2009.
These rules are applicable to all fee title lands and waters, dedicated lands and waters under the jurisdiction of the commission and managed by the commission for public access to a meandered sovereign lake or meandered sovereign river; meandered sovereign lakes; meandered sovereign rivers; and sovereign islands; except those portions of the Iowa River and the Mississippi River where title has been conveyed to charter cities.
State-owned lands and waters under the jurisdiction of the commission include:
Meandered Sovereign Lakes, Meandered Sovereign Rivers, State Forests, Wildlife Management Areas, State Parks, and State Preserves.
How to apply:
For more information:
Program Coordinator, 515-725-8464