Great news! The DNR has issued the necessary permits for Public Access at the Highway 83 North Lake launch site on October 15, 2015. The Public Access project at Highway 83 must be completed within three years of October 15, 2015. The following must still be obtained:
1. Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for the Highway 83 operation and winter access at NLYC must be approved by the Town of Merton Planning Commission and Town of Merton Board (in process).
2. The Waukesha County Planning Commission also must approve CUP for the Highway 83 Public Access operation and winter access at NLYC (in process).
3. Army Corp of Engineers must issue a permit for the Highway 83 Public Access operation (in process).
4. Reapply for a dredging permit from DNR for Highway 83 Public access Operation and DNR must issue that permit.