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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 patty.zupfer@co.brown.mn.us

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

Ordinances

Planning and Zoning Office

Brown County Ordinances by Number and Name

Amendments/Revisions to Ordinances

  • Amendment addressing earthen basins or open topped pits in hog Feedlots (See P & Z Ord.)
  • Amendments referred to Planning Commission (Refer to Planning Comm. & P & Z Ord.)
  • Amendments addressing Floodplain terms and terminology, Conditional Use Language in the Floodplain section of the Zoning Ordinance as required by MN DNR and FEMA.
  • Revisions to BC Zoning Ordinance required by the MPCA and Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) for Water Conservation Act (WCA revisions)

Previous Ordinances No Longer in Effect

  • 2014-01 Ordinance Providing for the Regulation of Licensing and Inspection of Food and Beverage Establishments (See 2019-01)
  • 2010-04 Ordinance Providing for the Regulation of Lodging Establishments (See 2014-04)
  • 2010-03 Ordinance Providing for the Regulation of Public Swimming Pools (See 2014-03)
  • 2010-02 Ordinance Providing for the Regulation of Lodging Establishments, Boarding Establishments, Hotels, Motels and Resorts (see 2014-04)
  • 2010-01 Ordinance Providing for the Regulation of Licensing and Inspection of Food and Beverage Establishments (see 2014-01)
  • 2004-01 Cleanup of Clandestine Drug Lab Sites Ordinance (See 2017-01)
  • 2003-01 Ordinance Providing for the Regulation of Lodging Establishments, Boarding Establishments, Hotels, Motels and Resorts (see 2014-04)
  • 2000-01 Ordinance for Body Art Parlors (To Include Tattooing and Piercing) (see 2010-05)
  • 1999-01 Ordinance Providing for the Regulation of Licensing and Inspection of Food and Beverage Establishments (see 2014-01)
  • 1998-01 Adoption of State Mandated Tobacco Ordinance (see 2015-01)
  • 1993-02 Brown County Ordinance for the Regulation of Public Swimming Pools (see 2014-03)
  • 1993-01 Brown Co. Ordinance Providing for Abatement of Public Health Nuisance in Brown & Nicollet County by and thru the Brown-Nicollet Community Health Services (see 2017-01)1992-01 An Ordinance Regulating Open Burning in Unincorportated Areas of Brown County (see 2013-01)
  • 1991-01 An Ordinance Regulating the Use of Parks Under the Jurisdiction of the Brown County Board of Commissioners (see 2009-01)

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Contact

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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