Vermont's Shoreland Protection Act

Shoreland Protection Area Diagram

Learn about Vermont’s Shoreland Protection Act guidelines: landowner requirements, implications for real estate development and redevelopment along lakeshores, common sources of confusion, and the “grandfather” clause. Understand how reducing erosion and stormwater runoff improves water quality and protects property values. Learn about local resources for advising clients on potential permit requirements and landscape alterations. This course provides a great opportunity to obtain contacts for permit specialists for answers to site-specific questions.

Eligible for 2 Vermont Real Estate License CE Credits

For more information and to register, contact Linda Patterson at lspatter [at] uvm.edu or 802-734-2617.

I strongly feel my primary role is to educate my clients, so this kind of helpful information empowers my clients to make better decisions for themselves. –Real estate professional and workshop participant