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Do I Need an MCWD Permit?

This page provides an at-a-glance summary of projects that require a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) permit. If you are unsure if your project needs a permit, please refer to the full text of the rules or contact the MCWD at 952-641-4532 or

To determine if you are in the MCWD, see our interactive map.


Select a city from the dropdown menu and click the apply button to see which permit rules are applicable.