Shoreland Alteration Permit

The Sherburne County Planning and Zoning Office administers the Shoreland Ordinance through the issuance of Shoreland Alteration Permits (PDF).

Permit Purpose

Shoreland Alteration Permits are required for any vegetation alterations, grading, filling, or structural alterations on shoreline properties.

Permit Requirements

Sherburne County requires a Major Shoreland Alteration Permit or a Minor Shoreland Alteration Permit depending on the extent of the proposed project. To determine whether your proposed shoreland project requires a Major or Minor permit, please contact the Planning and Zoning Office.