Environmental Services/Zoning & Parks

  1. Household Hazardous Waste Facility CLOSED

    Chisago County Household Hazardous Waste Facility is CLOSED for public drop off and nonessential services through Friday, April 10, 2020. Read on...
  2. Procedures for Providing Services During Building Closure

    With County offices being closed to the public, the Environmental Services department will institue the following procedures for providing services. Read on...
  3. Use of Parks & Trails during COVID-19 Pandemic

    We encourage all users to follow recommendations from NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association). 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 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