Monday, February 16, 2009

Publication Highlight: Protecting Coastal Investments

Protecting Coastal Investments: Examples of Regulations for Wisconsin's Coastal Communities

Primary Author: Brian W. Ohm, Land Use Law Specialist, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension.

Contributions made by David Hart, Geographic Information Systems Specialist, and Gene Clark, Coastal Engineer, both of University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute.

"Understanding coastal hazards, the dynamic nature of Wisconsin's coasts, and some programs related to Wisconsin's coasts."

Also included, Coastal Ordinance Provisions that looks at "coastal hazard setback, alternative approaches to coastal hazard setback requirements, stormwater management and erosion control, site planning, and disclosure of coastal hazards" and an appendix with "an inventory of current coastal setback provisions found in local ordinances in Wisconsin."

View full publication at UW-Madison Aquatic Sciences Center.