Muskegon River Watershed: Muskegon River Watershed

A Citizen’s Guide to Planning & Zoning in Northwest MI
(NMCOG) basic info about planning and zoning

Coastal and Inland Waters Permit Information
(MDEQ) application and permit information to the Inland Lake and Stream Protection Act.

Floodplain Management
(MDEQ) - information about floodplain management and the National Flood Insurance Program, contracts and mapping.

General NPDES Permit Issues
(EPA) - basic information about the major features and elements of the NPDES permit program.

Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act – Inland Lakes and Streams Part 301
(State of MI) Michigan laws regarding inland lakes and streams

NPDES Permits
(MDEQ) list of active NPDES permits, general NPDES permits and permits on public notice.

Public Rights on Michigan Waters
Guide on how water rights came to be and current state of law.

Sanitary Regulations for Muskegon County
(Muskegon Co. Health Dept.) - provide a means for safeguarding the environment necessary for the health and welfare of Muskegon County residents.

Watershed-based NPDES Permitting Technical Guidance
(EPA) guide to develop and issue NPDES permits that fit into watershed planning

Wetlands Protection
(MDEQ) - information about what wetlands are, why they are important, state, federal and local wetland regulations and wetland permits.