Environmental Services


The Clearwater County Office of Environmental Services administers and enforces the following:

  • Shoreland Management Ordinance
  • Subdivision Controls Ordinance
  • Sewage and Wastewater Treatment Ordinance
  • Minnesota Wetlands Conservation Act
  • Solid Waste Management Ordinance
  • Operates Demolition Landfill - Transfer Station
  • Inspections of new Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems
  • Issues Land Use and Sewage Permits in shoreland areas
  • Issues Sewage Permits county wide
  • County Agriculture (Weeds & Seeds)
  • Recycling Program