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Building, Well, and Septic
Permits for residential building and construction projects including well and septic work. Learn more.
Burning - Application for Permit
If you live in a rural area, you can get permission to burn brush.
Keep in mind: Burning garbage in a burn barrel, fire pit, wood stove, etc. is illegal in most instances in Minnesota.
Fees and application guidelines for a new or renewed firearm permit. Learn more.
Visit the Olmsted County Historical Society Olmsted County Historical Society site for genealogy research and records.
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Rochester and Olmsted County Birth and Death Records (1871 - 1940)
Olmsted County Marriage Records (1860 - 1940)
Land use & zoning
Permit application guidelines for land use including grading, zoning certificates and conditional use. Learn more.
Find notary public services and fees, or learn how to become a notary public. Learn more.
Vital Records & Licensing
Apply for a driver’s license or marriage license or request a birth, death or marriage certificate. Learn more.