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Information

WARNING FLOOD NOTICE: The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a Flood Warning for the Cottonwood River at New Ulm from Sunday morning until further notice. For more information, go to the National Weather Service Watch Website.


NOTICE: The Brown County Parks will NOT be opening on April 15, 2018 due to the delayed spring thaw. The parks will open as conditions allow. (Press Release)


Petition to Outlet Into CD 63, 5-15-2018 (PDF)

Spring Weight Restrictions in Effect, March 6th at 12:01am (PDF)

New Property Owners In Brown County Checklist (PDF)

2018 Highway 4/Country Road 29 Intersection Improvements (PDF)

Prescription Take Back Program (PDF)

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Previous Ordinances No Longer in Effect

  • 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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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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