Environmental Services/Zoning & Parks

What can I recycle:
  1. Link for Board of Adjustment Meeting

    Zoom Webinar May 28, 2020 at 7:00 PM Read on...
  2. Household Hazardous Waste Facility UPDATE

    To minimize service disruptions to county residents, the HHW Facility will be OPEN normal hours of operations Mondays 12-7 pm, and the last Saturday of the month from 9-1pm, for waste collection under the following guidelines: Read on...
  3. Proposed Short-Term Rental Licensing Ordinance

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to Minnesota Statute Section 375.51-375.55, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners intends to consider and adopt a proposed Short-Term Rental Licensing Ordinance at its meeting on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Read on...
View All

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