Brown County Of Minnesota

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Approved Materials for Burning



  • Brush
  • Vegetative Debris
  • Clean, NEVER BEEN Painted, NEVER BEEN Treated Wood
  • Tree Trimmings
  • Grass / Running Fires such as CRP, CREP, ditches, fence lines, etc.
  • For any other materials or burns please contact our MN DNR District Forestry Office at (507) 359-6048 and MPCA Solid Waste Office at (507) 206-2601.

Contact Planning and Zoning

Located on the 2nd floor of the Brown County Courthouse

14 S State St,
New Ulm, MN 56073

Telephone: (507) 233-6640
Fax: (507) 233-6643

Laine Sletta - Zoning Administrator, Solid Waste Officer

Robert Santaella - Asst. Zoning Administrator, Septic, Feedlot Officer

John Knisley - Wetlands, Water Planning, Recyling Administrator

Amanda Lang - Feedlot Technician

Patty Zupfer - Planning & Zoning Clerk


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