TOWN OF MERCER: Lake Classification and Ordinance Development - Phase 1

Purpose

The Town of Mercer proposes to develop a long range land use and development plan to protect and improve its lakes' water quality and ecosystems. Phase 1 project activities consist of: 1. Inventory and data gathering, including conducting a land use and environmental resource inventory of the town's lakes' watersheds, and identifying constraints to development. 2. Demographic and economic analysis 3. Existing land use and development patterns analysis. 4. Development of a lake classification system based on the ability to accommodate development and classification of all lakes in the Township. The Sponsor will prepare a summary report including the results of the above activities. The results of the above activities will be disseminated to the public by public meeting and local newspaper article. The sponsor will provide the development of Natural Resources with a paper copy and an electronic copy of the summary report.

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Lakes Grant
Large Scale Lake Planning
LPL-351
1996
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Reports and Documents
Lakes Planning Report
 
Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
Lakes Planning Grant
Lake Management Plan Development
develop a long range land use and development plan to protect and improve its lakes' water quality and ecosystems.
Watershed Mapping or Assessment
Project Deliverable
Summary Report of: 1. Inventory and data gathering, including conducting a land use and environmental resource inventory of the town's lakes' watersheds, and identifying constraints to development. 2. Demographic and economic analysis 3. Existing land use and development patterns analysis. 4. Development of a lake classification system based on the ability to accommodate development and classification of all lakes in the Township.
Issue News/Media Release
Informational Meetings
 
Watershed