A seasonal resident from Manitoba has run afoul of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Marc Rajotte from Winnipeg has been fined 15 hundred dollars for carrying out work on his property in the Clearwater Bay Restricted area.
Court heard that between 2013 and 2015 Rajotte cleared nearly all the natural vegetation on his property and had about 60 percent landscaped in th Echo Bay area of Lake of the Woods.
The maximum allowed under the Restricted Area Order is 20 percent.
He pled guilty to conducting work on his cottage lot without a work permit.