Environmental Services/Zoning & Parks

  1. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    A Ribbon Cutting will be held on Friday, October 13, 2023 at noon for the opening of Segment G on the Sunrise Prairie Regional Trail. 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.