Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area Program

Property owners have been subject to MRCCA regulations since the MRCCA was established by Executive Order in the 1970s. Since that time, MRCCA regulations have been implemented through local plans andzoning ordinances. The 2016 rules have updated the regulations guiding development in the MRCCA, which are implemented through local plans and zoning ordinances. The DNR and Metropolitan Council both review local plans and ordinances for consistency with MRCCA regulations, with the DNR having final approval authority. .

You can learn more about the details affecting land within the corridor that is located in Nininger Township by reading the DNR's sample ordinance. Be advised that this ordinance is roughly forty pages in length.

DNR MRCCA Model Ordinance