Environmental Services/Zoning & Parks

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Responsibilities & Duties

The Chisago County Environmental Services Office administers the zoning ordinance, solid waste ordinances, shoreland ordinance, septic ordinance, the Wetland Conservation Act, and the Prohibited Animals Ordinance.

The department also enforces ordinances and building codes, coordinates recycling, household hazardous waste programs, and provides education and information for all of the above.


We are located in Room 243 of the Chisago County Government Center (313 North Main Street) in Center City, Minnesota.

Department hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. We are closed on weekends and holidays.


Please review the Contact Document (PDF) for information on which member of the Environmental Services and Zoning staff you should contact for a particular issue.

Environmental Assessment Worksheet Information