Shoreline Protection Structures


Zoning ordinances will prohibit the construction of seawalls in favor of revetments and engineered natural shorelines, except when there is no other practical alternative.

Reasons for Recommendation

Seawalls can cause degradation of shoreline areas on the waterside of the wall and additional erosion of adjacent shorelines on either side of the wall.


1 of 10 Zoning Ordinances around the Lake currently meet or exceed this recommended standard – Evangeline Township

Jurisdictions shaded green on the map below meet or exceed the recommended standard.