Applications for swim areas and swim rafts permits are processed by Hennepin County Water Patrol. Application forms can be found on their website HERE.
The owner or lessee of shoreline property may mark off up to 2500 square feet, but no more than 50 feet along the lake frontage, directly in front of their property.
A swim raft permit remains in effect for 3 years, unless the address or location of the swim raft changes or permission from the landowner is revoked, in which case a renewal application must be submitted.
The swim raft must: