Permit Requirements


A permit is required if:

  • Water is to be drained into a legal ditch.
  • A ditch is to be repaired.
  • A marsh is to be drained.
  • A dike is to be constructed or altered.
  • A reservoir is to be drained or constructed.
  • A bridge, culvert, or drain is to be installed or changed.
  • A natural waterway, lake, or marsh is to be changed.
  • Construction is to be done near a waterway, lake, or marsh.