Environmental Services/Zoning & Parks

  1. Chisago Lakes Lake Improvement (LID) 2023 Election and Absentee Ballot Request Form

    The LID Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. In addition, from January 6, 2023 through February 6, 2023 there will be an election for one Area 1 and one Area 6 At Large Board of Directors positions. Read on...
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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 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Please arrive by 4:00 p.m. for building permits. We are closed on weekends and holidays.