Environmental Services Department

Courthouse, 1st Floor
303 Minnesota Avenue W
P.O. Box 3000
Walker, MN 56484-3000

Land Use Regulation and Zoning
Solid Waste Management
Cass Soil and Water Conservation District
Phone: 218-547-7241
Fax:  218-547-7429

Cass County Environmental Services News

Cass County Environmental Services  Dept. will be providing office staffing and hours at the Sylvan Town Hall at 12956 24th Ave SW , Pillager, on the second Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. during the winter months. 
Residents from the Southern part of Cass County will now be able to visit an ESD Resource Specialist to answer questions and obtain assistance in applying for Land Use Permits for work in Cass County. Contact Levy Bergstrom at 218-820-1902 or visit in person, Tuesdays at Sylvan Town Hall.   We hope to be able to continue this service during the busy summer months to better meet the needs of our citizens in this part of Cass County.

2021 Fee Schedule - Effective January 1, 2021
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One Watershed, One Plan Comprehensive Management Plans
Report a Concern Online Form 
Request a Site Inspection Online Form 
Permit Search by Date 


Cass County SWCD

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)

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ESD is responsible for all of the following activities:

  • Coordinating the overall administration of environmental service programs for the county.
  • Developing and maintaining environmental programs.
  • Planning, directing, coordinating, and evaluating all planning and zoning activities, as well as environmental health related programs and services.
  • Overseeing all solid waste management activities of the county, including the recycling program, licensure of private waste haulers, transportation, and processing.


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