Recycling & Household Hazardous Waste

Planning & Zoning Information

2015 Noxious Weed Control Notice

Transportation Improvement Plan - March 2016

County Map      
2017 Highway Weight Restrictions Map      
2017 Road Postings Resolution      
Permits & Applications
Moving Permit      
Application for Access (Driveway/Entrance)      
Utility Permit - Cover Letter      
Utility Permit - Right-of-Way Ordinance      
Utility Permit - Restoration Plates      
Utility Permit - Right-of-Way Fees and Charges      
Utility Permit - Permit Forms      
Spraying Refusal Form
2017 Projects   -   Contact Public Works Office to obtain password to open files. Plan Holders
CP 50-17-01 Plans CP 50-17-01 Proposal   PLAN HOLDERS LIST 50-17-01.pdf
SAP 050-598-004 Plans SAP 050-598-004 Proposal   PLAN HOLDERS LIST 598-008.pdf
SAP 050-599-142 Plans SAP 050-599-142 Proposal   PLAN HOLDERS LIST 599-142.pdf
599-142 Addendum 1.pdf      
SAP 050-599-143 Plans SAP 050-599-143 Proposal   PLAN HOLDERS LIST 599-143.pdf
599-143 Addendum 1.pdf      
SAP 050-599-144 Plans SAP 050-599-144 Proposal   PLAN HOLDERS LIST 599-144.pdf
SAP 050-599-145 Plans SAP 050-599-145 Proposal   PLAN HOLDERS LIST 599-145.pdf
599-145 Addendum 1.pdf      
SAP 050-601-034 Plans SAP 050-601-034 Proposal   PLAN HOLDERS LIST 601-034.pdf
601-034 Addendum 1.pdf      
SAP 050-612-012 Plans & Proposal     PLAN HOLDERS LIST 612-012.pdf
SAP 050-616-033 Plans SAP 050-616-033 Proposal   PLAN HOLDERS LIST 616-033.pdf
SAP 050-628-009 Plans SAP 050-628-009 Proposal PLAN HOLDERS LIST 628-009.pdf
SAP 050-707-003 Plans & Proposal     PLAN HOLDERS LIST 707-003.pdf

Planning & Zoning Information

Mower County Zoning Maps - By Township
Adams Austin Bennington Clayton Frankford    
Dexter Grand Meadow Lansing LeRoy Lodi    
Lyle Marshall Nevada Pleasant Valley Racine    
Red Rock Sergeant Udolpho Waltham Windom    


Planning Permits          
Conditional User Permit Application   $500.00 + $46.00 Filing Fee      
Variance Application   $500.00 + $46.00 Filing Fee      
Re-Zoning Application   $500.00 + $46.00 Filing Fee      
Change of Non-Conforming Use   $500.00 + $46.00 Filing Fee      
Platting   $500.00      
Zoning Permit   $30.00      
Environmental Health Permits          
Permit to Construct Sewage Treatment System   $500.00      
Yearly Fee (299 or fewer animal units)   $42.00      
Yearly Fee (300 or more animal units)   $130.00      
New Feedlot Fees:          
          10-99 animal units    $26.00      
          100-299 animal units     $105.00      
          300-499 animal units     $210.00      
          500-699 animal units     $525.00      
          700-999 animal units     $735.00      
          1000-3000 animal units     $1050.00      
Penalties for After-the-Fact Permits          

Planning Commission & Board of Adjustment - Meeting Minutes Archive

May 12 2015 Proposed Interim Ordinance - Re: Solid Waste  
Mower County Zoning Ordinance - updated 8-13-15  
Mower County Septic (ISTS) Ordinance  Adopted/Effective 2-4-2014  
Subdivision of Land 13-1  
Solid Waste Point System - Adopted 8/2/2016 - Effective 1/1/2017  
April 2017 Ordinance Hearing  
Mower County DRAFT Solid Waste Ordinance  
Proposed Fees  
SONAR Appendix A. Existing Solid Waste Ordinance I-92  
SONAR Appendix B. SKB Parcel Map  
SONAR Appendix C. LBG Landfill Review  
SONAR Appendix D. (Meeting minutes - copy available upon request)  
SONAR Appendix E. Karst-poster  
SONAR Appendix F. MPCA Report to the Legislature  
SONAR Appendix G. Financial Assurance  
SONAR Appendix H. Washington County Landfill  
SONAR Appendix I. G Fred Lee Report  
SONAR DRAFT - Statement of Need and Reasonableness  
Water Management  
Ten-Year Mower County Water Plan  
          Board Resolution Approving Water Plan  
          Mower County Local Water Management Plan: 2006 - 2015  
Woodstove Use Brochure  
2011 DNR Shoreland Activity Report  
2011 Annual Feedlot Performance Credit Report  
2011 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) Allocation  
2011 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) Funding Report  
2011 Wetland Conservation Act Report  
2012 Natural Resources Block Brant (NRBG) Allocation  
2012 Annual Feedlot Performance Credit Report  
2012 SSTS Accelerated Implementation Grant Report  
2013 BWSR Grant - Shoreland Report  
2013 BWSR Grant - Feedlot Report  
2013 BWSR Grant - SSTS Report  
2013 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) - Feedlot  
2013 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) - Shoreland  
2013 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) - WCA  
2013 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) - LWM  
2013 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) - SSTS  
2015 Annual Feedlot Performance Credit Report  
Northern Country Cooperative EAW  
Clean Water, Land and Legacy Stories  

2002 Mower County Comprehensive Plan

The compete plan has been broken into sections for ease of downloading
    Cover Page
1.   Intro Pages
2.   Introduction
3.   Background
4.   Assumptions & Projections
5.   Planning Goals
6.   Land Use Element
7.   Transportation Element
8.   Economic & Housing Element
9.   Environmental Protection Element
10.   Waste Management Element
11.   Public Services Element
12.   Implementation Plan

Pleasant Valley 161 kV Transmission Line and 34.5/161 kV Substation Project


Environmental Assessment

Public Works
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