Laws that Protect Maine Lakes

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Follow the links below to research the laws that protect Maine’s lakes

Lakes – ME DEP Programs and Information

Shoreland Zoning – Additional links and supplemental materials for ME DEPs shoreland zoning ordinances

Stormwater Program – Additional information about ME DEP’s stormwater program

Enforcement – lists Regional DEP Offices and contact information

Maine Water Laws — Overview

Read more about the erosion and sedimentation control law at Maine’s DEP site.

Center for Watershed Protection