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Land and Resource Management

Tel: (320) 634-7791
Fax: (320) 634-4062
Email: Land and Resource Management
130 East Minnesota Avenue, Glenwood, MN 56334

Services and Responsibilities

Pope County Land and Resource Management is charged with providing residents with assistance involving Planning and Zoning, Community Development, Solid Waste Management and Water Planning activities.

Planning and Zoning responsibilities include:
  • Issuance of land use permits and enforcement of the zoning ordinance.
  • Feedlot regulation compliance.
  • Septic system inspections and permitting.
  • Comprehensive or long-range planning.

Solid Waste Management duties involve various partnerships to provide the following services:
  • Recycling (independent vendors.)
  • Incineration/land filling (Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management.)
  • Household and Hazardous waste (Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management.)
  • Agricultural chemical and container collections (Minnesota Department of Agriculture.)

Community Development incorporates the following:
  • Community organizing to establish public policy.
  • Grant writing for various projects.
  • Strategic community planning.
  • Health and safety issues for County employees.

Water Planning activities include:
  • Lake and stream monitoring.
  • Land use improvements with some cost share opportunities.
  • Lakescaping projects.
  • Storm water and flood retention programming.
  • Environmental planning and public education.

Water Resources

Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems


David Green


Links for Downloadable Forms and Resources:

(320) 634-7700 - Pope County Courthouse - 130 E. Minnesota Avenue - Glenwood, MN 56334
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