What is the Shoreland Protection Overlay District (SPOD)?

Per 235-19.B, the SPOD is in place to, "minimize the degradation of shorelands, protect water quality, and assure the retention of benefits provided by such shorelands” and includes “all land within 250 feet of the reference line of public waters as listed in 235-19.C.   

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1. Do I need a permit for a dock bubbler/Aquatherm?
2. What is the Shoreland Protection Overlay District (SPOD)?
3. What waterbodies are classified under the Shoreland Protection Overlay District (SPOD)?
4. What uses are prohibited in the SPOD?
5. Can I use fertilizers in the protected shoreland?
6. Do I need a local permit to replace or install a dock?
7. Do I need a local permit to build/replace a retaining wall along the shoreline?
8. What building requirements exist for a new primary structure or addition to an existing structure, within the Shoreland Protection Overlay District?