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Open Water Wetlands-Cattails

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It is important to read the questions carefully! The fee for your project is calculated by the information provided in your online submittal form. Unless you have multiple projects you are proposing, please check only the boxes that pertain to your project. If you are unsure, please don’t hesitate to call our office to discuss your project; we would be happy to walk you through the process. 218-749-7103 or 218-725-5000. Alternately, you may email us at landuseinfo@stlouiscountymn.gov.

Online Instructions

2023 Permit Fees

Fact Sheets

Administration of Zoning Township/City

St. Louis County is the local government unit (LGU) responsible for administration and enforcement of the Wetland Conservation Act outside the municipalities (cities). 

Landowners considering any construction or alteration within wetland areas should contact the St. Louis County Planning and Community Development Department or whoever the LGU is for their jurisdiction. Please see the wetland regional agency contact list for more information. 

Learn more about the Wetland Conservation Act (WCA).

Township Wetland Maps

Click the link above to access the County Land Explorer 'Environmental' theme map.

The wetland areas depicted on these maps are to be used only for reference purposes and the County is not responsible for any inaccuracies herein contained.