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New rules now in effect on lakeshore development

Waterbury Record - 11:04 am Thu Jul 3rd, 2014

New standards for development and clearing along Vermont's shorelines took effect Tuesday.

The Shorelands Protection Act applies to all properties along lakes and ponds greater than 10 acres in size within 250 feet of the average waterline.

The law, passed by the Legislature this year, is intended to preserve water quality and prevent harm to shorelines caused by lakeside development.

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