Permit Fees

Nobles County, Minnesota

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Nobles County Environmental Services Staff

Wayne Smith
Environmental Services Director

(507) 295-5322 (p)
(507) 372-8348 (f)

Alan Langseth
Environmental Technician

 Contact Alan for all needs concerning

  • Feedlot Management
    Enforcement of Feedlot Ordinance
  • Agriculture Inspector
    Weed Complaints | Seed Inspector | Commercial Application Testing
  • On-Site Sewage - Private Septic Systems

Mark Koster
Environmental Officer

Contact Mark for all needs concerning

Nobles County Budget Online




Nobles County Public Works Office

Stephen P. Schnieder

960 Diagonal Road
PO Box 187
Worthington, MN 56187

(507) 295-5322 (p)
(507) 372-8348 (f)

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Nobles County Permit Fees

Effective 10/1/2006

PLEASE NOTE - There will be a charge of DOUBLE the amount listed below on all "after-the-fact" Land Use Permits.

 Permit TypePermit Fee
New Dwelling$400.00
Shed, Detached Garage, Out-Building (non-animal)$0.05 per sq. ft / $50.00 minimum
House Addition, Including Porch, Deck, Entry, Attached Garage, etc$75.00 up to 800 sq. ft
$150.00 over 800 sq. ft
Barn, etc (to house animals)$0.05 per sq ft / $50.00 minimum
Grain Bins$0.01 per bushel capacity / $25.00 minimum
Gravel Pits$300.00
Commercial Building$0.05 per sq. ft. / $50.00 minimum
Telecommunication Tower$5.00 per ft. / $500.00 minimum
Wind Turbine - Commercial$10.00 per ft. / $500.00 minimum
Wind Turbine - Non-Commercial$5.00 per foot
Grading and Filling Permit$100.00
Septic - New Type I &II$200.00
Septic - New Type III$300.00
Septic - New Type IV $400.00
Septic - New Type VBilled by time & material basis
Septic - New Self Installed$600.00
Septic - Repair Type I, II, III, IV $100.00
Septic - Repair Type VBilled by time and materials

Special Permitting Fees

 Permit TypePermit Fee
Variance$400 + recording fee of $46.00 = $446.00
Conditional Use$400.00+ recording fee of $46.00 = $446.00
Special CUP Hearing$1,000 + recording fee of $46.00 = $1,046.00
Re-Zoning$400.00 + recording fee of $46.00= $446.00
Plats$500 up to 2 lots
$1,000.00 3 to 6 lots
+ $ 10.00 per lot over 6