The Wisconsin 2015 approved biennial budget bill prohibited counties from enacting shoreland ordinances more restrictive than the State regulations.
- This action disallowed the previous Polk County shoreland ordinance and the update completed in 2015.
- The. Polk County Board requested repeal of the disallowed provisions by unanimous vote (August 18, 2015 resolution 29-15).
- Polk County updated its shoreland ordinance to reflect the current State laws effective August 16, 2016.
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