Searching a waterfront property in the Lac du Bonnet area on the Winnipeg River system can an exciting event. When purchasing a waterfront property it is important to know your ownership and rights in regards to the shoreline Most of the shoreline in the area is owned by either Manitoba Hydro, Crown Lands or the Rural Muncipality.
How do you find out who owns your waterfront? Best place to start is to inquire at the Manitoba Hydro Shoreline permit office in Lac du Bonnet.
Make sure to obtain a lot diagram of the property so you can see the neighbouring public reserves, and shoreline development area.
Many restrictions can apply to waterfront development and checking with the appropriate government department is important to insure what you want to do with your new shorline will be allowed.