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If you answered NO and you would like to apply for a marine EVENT permit, please complete and submit the application for a Marine Event Permit.
Applications for Structure Permits must be received 10 days in advance of placing the structure.
Permits are needed for the following: Mooring Buoys; 150-Foot “Perpetual No Wake Zone From All Shores” Temporary Marker Buoys; Swim Buoys; Floating Rafts; Trampolines; Ice Rink; Slalom/Waterski Course; and any other item left in the water that could be a hazard to navigation.
MN Rule 6110.1800
With regard to Temporary Structures, MN Rule 6110.1800 states, “No person shall leave any temporary structure not extending from shore, or any buoy or sign in the waters of this state between the hours of sunset and sunrise without first obtaining a permit in writing therefore from the Sheriff of the county.”
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Name of lake/river/bay
Number from existing permit
A diagram of the area where you propose to place your slalom/waterski course is required. Your diagram should encompass the shoreline and lake area in front of your property and the two adjacent lots. Be sure to include lot lines, docks and any existing temporary structures in front of all three lots. Note any landmarks that will assist our deputies in locating your site from a boat. You must indicate the length of the shoreline between your lot lines (lake frontage) and the distance from shore to the proposed location for your structure. Indicate north with an arrow through the drawing.
This permits, if granted, will be mailed to the address given on this application. It is important to follow the stipulations on the permit or you could be charged with a misdemeanor violation pursuant to Minn. Stat. 86B.111 and Minn. Rule 6110.1800.
I understand that checking this box constitutes a legal signature confirming that I acknowledge and agree to the above Terms of Acceptance.
First and last name of person signing form (not name of organization). Form cannot be signed on behalf of another individual.
Once submitted, your application will be processed by the Sheriff's Office and either approved or denied by our Recreational Safety Deputy and Sheriff. Please choose a delivery method on the right.
Once approved, how would you prefer your permit to be sent to you?
If you chose the option to have your permit delivered to an alternate address, please provide that address in the space above (include street address, city, state, zip).
If you have any questions regarding marine permits, please contact Deputy Jacob Edwinson at the Scott County Sheriff’s Office at 952-496-8316 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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