COVID-19 Information

If you have any concerns or questions concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Please call the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Hotline at: (651) 201-3920

COVID-19 Preventions for Brown County Buildings

To eliminate the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus we encourage individuals  to do the following:

  • Paperwork. Paperwork should be dropped off in the appropriate dropboxes located at:
        -Law Enforcement Center
        -Community Services Building
       Paperwork is building specific.
  • Call Ahead.  Brown County staff may be able to help you over the phone, or find an alternative way to help you


The Brown County Planning and Zoning Commission will meet via conference call on April 14th 2020 at 9:00 AM. Members of the public who are interested in joining the meeting should contact the planning and zoning office at 507-233-6640 or by sending an email to

Spring Load Restrictions Begin Friday March 06, 2020 at 12:01am Press Release - Map (PDF)

Public Review & Feedback for Brown County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (PDF)

2020 Election Dates - Presidential Primary Nomination Information

As of January 2, 2020 the License Bureau hours are changing. Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2020-2021 Minnesota Family Investment Program for Public Review - Comment by Email (PDF)

Documents needed for REAL ID Application Process (Link)

New Property Owner Checklist (PDF)

Prescription Take Back Program (PDF)

MNBID - Bid on County Surplus Equipment

County Board Meeting

Documents are updated the Thursday before a meeting.

County Commissioner Information

Brown County Office Buildings

Brown County Courthouse

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Address: 14 S State St, New Ulm MN

General Phone: (507) 233-6670

Fax: (507) 359-1430

Map with Directions (PDF)

Brown County Probation Building


Address: 1 S State St, New Ulm MN

Map with Directions (PDF)
Probation Building Departments

Brown County Law Enforcement Center


Address: 15 S Washington St, New Ulm MN

General Phone: (507) 233-6700

Fax: (507) 259-1524

Map with Directions (PDF)

Law Enforcement Center Department

Brown County Community Services Building


Address: 1117 Center St, New Ulm MN

Map with Directions (PDF)
Community Service Building Departments

Brown County License Bureau Building

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Address: 1900 N Franklin St, New Ulm MN

General Phone: (507) 359-6570

Fax: (507) 359-6575

Map with Directions (PDF)

License Bureau Building Departments

Brown County Highway Building


Address: 1901 N Jefferson St,New Ulm MN

General Phone: (507) 233-5700

Fax: (507) 354-6857

Map with Directions (PDF)



Data Practices:

Salary Compliance Notice:

Performance Measure Report:


Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm (most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.


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