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Posted on: December 15, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Burning Permits - Effective 1/1/2021


December 15, 2020

2021 Mower County Burn Permit

Effective January 1, 2021 the Mower County Burn Permit will be issued from Environmental Services at the Public Works office at Mower County – located at 1105 8th Ave NE in Austin, MN 55912; phone number 507-437-7718.  For questions, please call or email            

The Mower County Burning Permit will be issued through an online service effective January 1, 2021.  The paper application for Mower County Burn Permits will no longer be available.  Permits will be received via email.  A computer will be available at the Public Works building for people who do not have access to internet or email, and we will accept in-person payments at the Public Works office during normal business hours (7a-4p, M-F).  The base fee for 2021 permits will remain at $20.00; there will be an additional $1.50 service charge for the credit card transaction.  

The online service will accept payments via credit card.  Payments for online permits can also be sent via mail, or accepted in-person at the Public Works Office during normal business hours.  Please be advised, permits cannot be issued until payment is received; application payments received by mail will experience a delay.  

As of January 1, 2021 the Government Center Offices will no longer take applications or payments for Mower County Burning Permits.  

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