DNR eases regulations
By Gary Ridderbusch
on impervious surfaces
The state Natural Resources Board unanimously approved changes to minimum statewide shoreland zoning rules last week, including impervious surface regulations and nonconforming structure standards.
In addition to providing more flexibility for lakefront property owners, state officials say the rules also make the standards more straightforward for counties to implement.
The board also extended to May 1, 2016, the deadline for counties to adopt the changes