Laws and Regulations
To help achieve the goal of attaining and sustaining a healthy coast and lake by balancing use and conservation, working guidelines have been established to manage coastal areas. These guidelines include laws, regulations and program documents. Links on this page are a list of existing, draft and/or proposed laws, regulations and programs that guide coastal management in Ohio.
ODNR Responsibilities assigned to the Office of Coastal Management
Other state of Ohio laws, regulations and programs that may be applicable to ODNR's coastal development responsibilities:
Federal laws, regulations and programs that may be applicable to ODNR's coastal development responsibilities:
- The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enforces federal clean water and safe drinking water laws, provides support for municipal wastewater treatment plants, and takes part in pollution prevention efforts aimed at protecting watersheds and sources of drinking water.
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers