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


Board of Appeal and Equalization - Agenda

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