A Guide for Buying and Managing Shoreland


A Guide for Buying and Managing Shoreland

Section 11: Scenic Values and Visual Qualities

Many people value natural river and lakeshore. Visual quality comes from a sense of the untouched "natural" look. Shoreland management recognizes this value and tries to achieve it by setting minimum standards. Shoreland property owners have the privilege and the responsibility to preserve and develop their land in harmony with the natural environment. Voluntary compliance in the following areas, in addition to the setbacks, lot sizes, and other requirements mandated by local zoning, will help achieve this goal.