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

Holiday Hours

Brown County 2020 Observed Holidays (Downloadable PDF)

The Brown County Courthouse will be closed the following days:

Christmas Eve (Close at Noon) – December 24, 2019

Christmas Day –December 25, 2019

New Year’s Day – January 1, 2020

Martin Luther King Day – January 20, 2020

President’s Day – February 17, 2020

Good Friday (Close at Noon) – April 10, 2020

Memorial Day – May 25, 2020

Independence Day (Observed) – July 3, 2020

Labor Day – September 7, 2020

Veteran’s Day – November 11, 2020

Thanksgiving Day – November 26, 20120

Day after Thanksgiving Day – November 27, 2020

Christmas Eve (Close at Noon)– December 24, 2020

Christmas Day – December 25, 2020

New Year’s Day – January 1, 2021



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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