Vermont Applies Fluvial Geomorphic Science in Managing Rivers and Floodplains as a Functioning System
Announcements / Progress

Vermont Applies Fluvial Geomorphic Science in Managing Rivers and Floodplains as a Functioning System

Over the past twelve months the Rivers Program has guided the adoption of a Stream Alteration Rule (12-23-13) and a Flood Hazard Area and River Corridor Rule (10-24-14). These coupled with the recent publication of a Statewide River Corridor Base Map (11-25-14) and a set of Flood Hazard Area and River Corridor Protection Procedures (12-05-14) … Continue reading

Establishing regions for lakes permit programs increases efficiency
Announcements

Establishing regions for lakes permit programs increases efficiency

Are you planning to develop your shoreland property?  A recent change in how the new Shoreland Permit Program and the long-established Lake Encroachment Permit Program are administered will make the permitting process more efficient. While the two permit programs regulate different activities, their jurisdictional boundaries meet at mean water level. The Shoreland Permit Program regulates … Continue reading