Environmental Services

The Environmental Services Department administers the following ordinances: Shoreland Management, Subdivision, Subsurface Sewage Treatment System, Sign, Buffer, Adult Use, and E911, and is responsible for the County’s geographic information system (GIS) services.


In doing so, we are responsible for the issuance of all required permits, processing of variance and conditional use applications, inspections of sewage treatment systems, proper subdivision and/or platting of land, and maintenance of the County E911 address system and tax parcel map.

Environmental Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Government Center at 301 Court Ave. Park Rapids.

Public Hearing Notice
Amendments to County Ordinances:
#35 Subdivision Ordinance

The Hubbard County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on May 18, 2021 at 9:30 A.M. for the purpose of considering amending County Ordinance #35.  The hearing will be held in the County Board Room of the Hubbard County Government Center; 301 Court Avenue; Park Rapids, MN.   The public is invited to attend in person or virtually to present oral comment.  Citizens may send written comments of the proposed amendments to Jeff Cadwell, Administrator at 301 Court Ave, Park Rapids, MN 56470 or may e-mail comments to jeff.cadwell@co.hubbard.mn.us.  For virtual attendance, see the County Website for the meeting link and instructions.

The Draft Ordinance with revisions can be accessed through the below link or in the County Administrator’s Office during regular business hours. 

Subdivision Ordinance No. 35 proposed Amendment 6

Public Hearing Notice
Amendments to County Ordinance:
#17 Shoreland Management Ordinance
(including language specific to Section 402: Special Provisions; #14 – Short Term Rentals)

The Hubbard County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on May 26, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. for the purpose of considering amending County Ordinance #17.  The hearing will be held in the County Board Room of the Hubbard County Government Center; 301 Court Avenue; Park Rapids, MN.   If necessary in order to receive additional public comment, the Public Hearing will be continued on May 27, 2021 at 6:00 P.M.  The public is invited to attend in person with limits on the number of people based on current CDC guidelines, or virtually, to present oral comment.  Citizens may send written comments on the proposed amendments to Jeff Cadwell, Administrator, at 301 Court Ave, Park Rapids, MN 56470 or may e-mail comments to jeff.cadwell@co.hubbard.mn.us.  For virtual attendance, see the County Website for the meeting link and instructions.

The Draft Ordinance with revisions can be accessed through the below link or in the County Administrator’s Office during regular business hours. 

Ordinance No. 17, proposed draft Amendment 20


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