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Waterway protection Lake shore erosion
Natural shoreline features provide erosion control in various ways. Every shoreline is exposed to different natural events and human activities that can cause erosion.
Lake shore erosion
Exemptions and Permits
A small amount of soil erosion may not be a cause for any concern, but intervention may be needed on some shorelines. A permit may be required. Please see causes of erosion for more information on lake shore erosion.
Please visit our lake shore erosion decision matrix to learn what you can do to control erosion in your shoreline area.