The General Permit 2001-1172 downloadable here allows political subdivisions, agencies and private landowners to restore structures and property below the ordinary high water level of public waters damaged by flood events.  

Please note the following:

1)  Specific project notification to, and authorization by the DNR Waters Area Hydrologist prior to commencing work is required as part of this permit to work in public waters.

2)  In-kind replacement is authorized by this permit.  Deviations from in-kind replacement can be authorized by the Area Hydrologist, if specifically identified within the permit authorization.

3)  This permit expiration date is June 1, 2016.


Click here to download the Work Permit, Flood Damage Repair Permit Notification and Verification Form, and Area Hydrologists list and Map.