This report summarizes planning and zoning actions carried out in St. Louis County in 2006. Of the total approved permits in 2006, 49% were lakeshore related and 51% were non-lakeshore. In 2006, there were 512 approved lakeshore permits. From 1997-2005, St. Louis County averaged 5 approved lakeshore permits per year in county administered areas. Lake Vermilion had the most permit activity in 2006 with 65 approved permits, and the most permit activity from 1997-2006 with 696 approved permits. Burntside Lake had the second most permit activity in 2006 with 26 approved permits, and from 1998-2006 Island Lake Reservoir had the second most permit activity with 376 approved permits. The remaining lake permit activity in 2006 was Whiteface Reservoir (22), Island Lake Reservoir (23), Tributaries (23), Fish Lake Flowage (9) Pelican (14) Bear Island (18), Ely (20) Kabetogama (6) and Birch (3).