Senate Bill 0040
DIGEST OF SB40 (Updated January 17, 2008 4:51 pm - DI 84)
Permits for shoreline activities. Allows the natural resources commission to grant certain permits with an expiration period of more than two years. Allows a determination or judgment of a dispute among persons with competing riparian interests to be enforced in a civil proceeding. Provides that if: (1) a temporary structure has been placed in a public freshwater lake under a permit or an exemption pursuant to riparian rights arising from the ownership of real property; and (2) the ownership in fee simple of the real property is transferred; the person to whom the ownership of the real property is transferred, to maintain the temporary structure in its location, must obtain a permit or meet the requirements for an exemption according to the permit requirements or exemption requirements in effect when ownership of the real property is transferred to the person. If a temporary structure is in a public freshwater lake and there is a sale of the real property, the owner must disclose that the temporary structure may need to be modified by the purchaser to meet current department of natural resources specifications for the temporary structure.
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