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Waterfront Shoreland Zoning Rule Changes


Before you go buying waterfront property it may be wise to investigate the surrounding areas to ensure no Piping Plovers or similar protected shorebirds can be found nesting, feeding, staging and/or roosting within 250 feet of your property as recent legislature (June 06) drastically amended the Significant Wildlife Habitat Rules of 1998 to impose greater restrictions on buffer zones surrounding these areas.  However a widespread outcry against the new rules has resulted in new proposed retroactive legislature that would reduce the newly expanded zones.  

Read more here.
View maps of proposed areas here

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