- Administering land use controls that guide property development within the unincorporated areas of the county
- Providing assistance on federal, state, and local regulations regarding wetlands, construction, and subdivision of land
- Managing tax forfeit property for the county's forestry, recreation, and land asset management activities encompassing 105,000 acres of county public forest land.
2017 Proposed Ordinance Revisions
Summary of Changes
Article 10 - Land Use Classification List
Article 11 - Shoreland District Standards
Article 21 - Floodplain Overland District Standards
Article 46 - Definitions
Appendix A ~ List of Regulated Public Waters
Methods of Management
Management is based upon professional natural resource management practices and techniques, Minnesota Statutes relating to the management of tax forfeited lands, and county board policies and directives.
Investing in the County
The sale of timber and land at public auctions during the year funds the County's management of these lands, while providing revenues to local communities.
Surplus Revenue Distribution
A variety of aerial photographs, forest vegetation maps, and topographical maps are available for viewing.
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