Subdividing Property



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It is important to read the questions carefully! The fee for your project is calculated by the information provided in your online submittal form. Unless you have multiple projects you are proposing, please check only the boxes that pertain to your project. If you are unsure, please don’t hesitate to call our office to discuss your project; we would be happy to walk you through the process. 218-749-7103 or 218-725-5000. Alternately, you may email us at

Online Instructions

2023 Permit Fees

Fact Sheets

Administration of Zoning Township/City

Nearly all land divisions in Minnesota are regulated by local authorities. Ordinance 60 regulates the subdivision of land outside of municipalities (cities). An improperly created parcel or lot split can result in the inability to obtain land use permits for structures on new or remnant parcels or lots. 

Subdivision Applications-Planning

County Surveyor-Public Works

The County Surveyor's office reviews and approves final plats submitted as 505 Subdivision plats - 508 (RLS) Registered Land Surveys – 515 (CIC) Common interest communities together with the Auditor’s and Recorder’s offices prior to recording in accordance with applicable statutes, ordinances and regulations.  For final plat review requirements, go to the County Surveyor’s plat review page.

Roads-Public Works

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