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Flood Plain Development Permits - Do I Need a Permit?

Technical Assistance: 866/849-0321

Do You Need a Flood Plain Development Permit?
If you believe your project does not need a flood plain development permit, you can submit information to the DNR and receive written confirmation about whether a permit is needed. Simply follow these steps.

Step One: Permit Determination Checklist
Choose your project type from the chart below, then complete the forms associated with that project to determine if you need a floodplain development permit.

Step Two: Complete the Joint Application
If you have determined a floodplain development permit is not needed, you still need to apply for a sovereign lands permit and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit through the joint application form. Once this form is complete, attach the determination forms from Step One above to the joint application form and send three copies (two to the DNR and one to the Army Corp. Addresses are listed in the joint application form.)

Joint Application Form (Required for every project)


Step Three: Questions?

If you are still unsure about whether or not you need a permit, simply call the floodplain permit technical assistance telephone number: 866/849-0321.
 

 
 
Do I need a permit?
Project Type
DNR Form #
(Jurisdiction Determination)
   
DOC
PDF
Agricultural Levees & Dikes
542-1010
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Bridges & Roads
542-1022
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Channel Changes
542-1024
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Commercial, Industrial and Multi-Unit Residential Development and Associated Fill **
542-1031
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Culverts & Roads
542-1026
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Earth Embankment Dam
542-1014
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Low Head Dam
542-1016
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Miscellaneous Obstructions
542-1028
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Pedestrian Bridges & Roads
542-1020
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Single Family House **
542-1031
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Streambank Protective Devices: Basic Method++
542-1018
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Streambank Protective Devices: All other methods
542-1018
Word File Format
PDF File Format
Waste or Water Treatment Facilities
542-1012
Word File Format
PDF File Format

 

** Pre Application Form Needed
++ Using riprap or broken concrete for streambank stabilization, with no resulting restriction of the stream cross section.


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