The Blueprint: DNR Holds Webinar to Provide Guidance on Recently Passed Wetland Law


ALSO: Sign up Today to Host or Attend the Fundraiser for Gov. Walker on 7/18 • Member Review Also Needed for DNR Guidance Documents on Wetlands • From DSPS: Update on Electrical Code Effective Dates • From NAHB: Major Victory for NAHB and Builder in Clean Water Act Court Case


DNR Holds Webinar to Provide Guidance on Recently Passed Wetland Law

 Summary of Recently Passed Housing & Development Bill Now Available

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources recently held a webinar to provide additional guidance on 2017 Wisconsin Act 183 which makes significant changes to the way state wetlands are regulated in Wisconsin.  Provision related to 2017 Wisconsin Act 183 went into effect on July 1, 2018...


Sign Up Today to Host or Attend the Fundraiser for Governor Walker 7/18

Time is running out to sign up as a member of the host committee or to attend the event WBA is having for Governor Scott Walker after our board of directors meeting on Wednesday, July 18...


Member Review Also Needed for DNR Guidance Documents on Wetlands

In conjunction with 2017 Wisconsin Act 183, the DNR has also issued a draft guidance document to help implement this new law change.  Before this guidance goes into effect, the WBA is asking developers, builders, and associate members who consult on development issues to please take some time to review the draft document and provide comments to both the DNR and WBA (pro or con) on the guidance...


From DSPS: Update on Electrical Code Effective Dates

The Department of Safety and Professional Services (Department) - Division of Industry Services wishes to update you on the status of the SPS 316 Electrical Code Package (CR 16-093). The proposed code package has been adopted and published. The new SPS 316 can be viewed here... 

 


From NAHB: Major Victory for NAHB and Builder in Clean Water Act Court Case

On June 26, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit sided with an NAHB member engaged in a decade-long legal battle in a case supported by NAHB’s Legal Action Fund – Orchard Hill Building Company v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

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