Planning & Zoning


Blue Earth County's Property and Environmental Resources Department administers several land use programs and ordinances aimed at protecting the public's health, safety, and general welfare. Minnesota Statutes Chapter 394 grants counties the authority for planning and zoning activities.

The County administers land use related ordinances for zoning, subdivisions, shoreland, floodplain, and feedlots.

Note: Blue Earth County is not responsible for issuing planning and zoning within Mankato Township, Lime Township, or within any of the cities in Blue Earth County.