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Environmental Services
Planning & Zoning

Andrew Carlstrom, Director

Our mission statement:

"To Promote the judicious use of our vast resources while protecting and preserving our Environment."

Gun Lake Family Campground/App# 2022-008470 was approved by the Planning Commission on April 18, 2022 for a conditional use permit with the conditions listed HERE. Questions or concerns may be addressed to Aitkin County Environmental Services at 218-927-7342 and the following agencies:

MPCA (Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan): (800) 657-3864

DNR (Aquatic & Docking Concerns): (218) 203-4300

Aitkin County SWCD: (218) 927-7284

As of October 1, 2021, Aitkin County has relinquished control of the Food, Pool, and Lodging program to the Minnesota Department of Health. We apologize for any inconvenience they may cause and will do everything to make this as smooth as a transition as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Spanier at wendy.spanier@state.mn.us or Blake Nordin at blake.nordin@state.mn.us.

Our staff is dedicated to serving our citizens and protecting our environment and resources. Contact us to ask a question, file a complaint, or give suggestions.

     Aitkin County Planning & Zoning / Environmental Services
307 2nd Street NW, Room 219
Aitkin, MN 56431
Phone: 218-927-7342
Fax: 218-927-4372

Email:  aitkinpz@co.aitkin.mn.us

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