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Waterway and wetland information line
Can’t find the answer to your question on our web pages? Call our information line:
920-662-5452

Waterway protectionContacts

County and regional DNR staff are available to assist with your waterway permitting questions. Find the right contact to answer your questions:

  • What is the permit process?
  • Where do I send my permit application?
  • How long does it take to get a permit?
Contact your regional intake specialist.
  • What specific permits will I need?
  • How do I modify my pier to comply with the new legislation?
Contact the county specialist in your area.

Regional intake contacts

Mail application materials to your regional contact:

Regional map
Northern and West Central
Regional Contact: Lynn Hudacek, Superior, WI

DNR Service Center
Waterway Permit Intake
1701 N. 4th St
Superior WI 54880
Northeast, Southeast and South Central
Wisconsin DNR
Water Permit Central Intake - WT/3
P.O. Box 7185
Madison WI 53707-7185

County contacts

Find the water management specialist that serves your county.


View a print version (updated Friday October 10 2014) [PDF] of the waterway and wetland county contact list.

Waterway and wetland information line

Need more help? Call our waterway and wetland information line at:

» 920-662-5452

Last revised: Monday August 11 2014