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Hours of Operation
Court House

M-F 8 am-4:30 pm
Closed Holidays
Sheriff's Office
Open 24 hours
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License Center

Passports

We are accepting passport applications BY APPOINTMENTS ONLY.

To schedule your appointment please call 218-927-7332.

You will need to have your required documents, photo and completed application at the time of your appointment.

Forms and detailed information can be found at travel.state.gov



What's Happening in Aitkin County!

We Have Moved! The following offices are located in the new Government Center:
  • 1st Floor: Veterans Services, Auditor, Assessor, Recorder, Treasurer, License Center
  • 2nd Floor: Environmental Services, Soil Water Conservation District, Survey/GIS
The Government Center Entrance is located next to the main parking lot on the West side of the building.

Aitkin County Government Offices

  • Help Line: 218-927-7276
  • Court Administration: 218-927-7350
  • Health & Human Services: 218-927-7200 or 800-328-3744
  • Highway Department: 218-927-3741
  • Planning and Zoning 218-927-7342
  • Sheriff's Department: 218-927-7435 or 888-900-2138 or
    in case of Emergency: 911

Check 'Directory' above for contact information for most individual County Departments: phone numbers, email and/or addresses.


News & Notices

Minnesota Main Street COVID Relief Grants to Begin Accepting Applications September 20;
Informational Resources Available Today

A total of $64,200,000 is available in grants for Minnesotan owned and operated businesses that can demonstrate financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants that qualify and are selected will receive a grant amount between $10,000 and $25,000 based on the number of full-time equivalent (FTEs) employees on staff. To be eligible, businesses must operate in Minnesota and be majority owned by a resident of Minnesota. Additional eligibility requirements and application information can be found at DEED’s Main Street COVID Relief Grants Program page.

We will be holding informational sessions; please find the dates and details below.

AITKIN COUNTY YARD WASTE COMPOSTING SITE

The Aitkin County yard waste compost site will re-open on Thursdays and Fridays from noon until 4:00 pm, beginning May 20, 2021 and will be closed this fall at a To Be Determined time. The yard waste composting site is adjacent to the Oak Ridge Demolition Landfill, which is located 5 miles south of Aitkin on Highway 169, and then right on 310th Lane. Access is through the Oak Ridge Demolition Landfill. Only leaves, grass clippings (no plastic bags), and brush less than four inch diameter are accepted at the site, NO TREE STUMPS. Site will be monitored and citizens are strongly encouraged to not bring prohibited materials. Prohibited materials could result in the closing of the facility. Questions can be directed to the Aitkin County Environmental Services Department at 218-927-7342 or aitkinpz@co.aitkin.mn.us.


VISION

We strive to be a county of safe, vibrant communities that place value on good stewardship of local resources.

MISSION

To provide outstanding service in a fiscally responsible manner through innovation and collaboration with respect for all.

CORE VALUES

We achieve outstanding customer service through these core values: CollaborationInnovationIntegrityPeople-FocusedProfessionalism

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