Shoreland Development Standards

People value natural, undeveloped shorelands. The untouched "natural" look is one of the main reasons people migrate to lakes and rivers. Langlade County recognizes this value and tries to maintain it with its shoreland development standards. Langlade County shoreland development standards strive to:

Prevent water pollution.

Protect spawning grounds, fish and aquatic life.

Preserve vegetation and natural beauty.

Shoreland property owners have the privilege and responsibility to preserve and develop their land in harmony with the natural environment. Listed below are Langlade County shoreland ordinance requirements and suggestions intended to protect and enhance your shoreland property and protect water quality.