Castle Rock Town Hall
2537 240th St. W.
Farmington MN 55024

Welcome to the official site of Castle Rock Township, located in Dakota County, Minnesota.


Office Hours for May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019

Town Hall Office will be open as follows: Monday, May 13, 9 am to noon; Tuesday, May 14, 9 am to noon; Wednesday, May 15, 9 am to noon; Thursday, May 16, CLOSED; Friday, May 17, CLOSED.

Office Hours for May 20, 2019 - May 24, 2019

Town Hall Office will be open as follows: Monday, May 20, 9 am to noon; Tuesday, May 21, CLOSED; Wednesday, May 22, CLOSED; Thursday, May 23, 9 am to noon; Friday, May 24, 9 am to noon.

Office hours can vary. If you need to set up an appointment outside of scheduled hours, please leave a voice mail at 651-460-2221 or email

  • Castle Rock Township is soliciting quotes for year-round grading, plowing and maintenance of township roads. Quotes must be submitted to the Townshp Clerk no later than noon on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to be considered. Click here for quote submission requirements

  • The May Planning Commission Meeting willl begin at 7 pm on Monday, May 20. Agenda items, including building permits or other applications that need to be reviewed by the Planning Commission, are due by 10 am on Wednesday, May 15.

  • Dakota County Department of Transportation will be holding an Open House Meeting on May 22, 2019 to present updates and have discussions regarding the County Road 86 project. Click here for more information.

  • The June Board of Supervisors Meeting will begin at 7 pm on Monday, June 10. Agenda items are due by 10 am on Wednesday, June 5.

  • The Township will be holding an American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Castle Rock Town Hall on July 11, 2019. Mark your calendar!!! We hope to have another successful turnout.

  • Ordinance No. 2013-01 - Zoning Ordinance (See Ordinances tab for a complete list of current Ordinances and Amendments to existing Ordinances)


  • Dakota County has grant funds available to assist low income homeowners with upgrading failing septic systems. Click here to review more information about the program

  • To view updated local information regarding Dakota County Watershed Management, go to our "Links" page for helpful website links.

  • The Green Guide
    Dakota County has created a guide for residents to use to help determine the best way to get rid of your "stuff." It provides options for reusing or donating, information on what can be recylced and how to recycle it, and lets you know about items that need to be kept out of the garbage because of their effect on our health and our environment. Click on "The Green Guide" above to go to see this information on the Dakota County website

  • Rural Solid Waste Commission
    See "Links" tab for website information regarding programs available for recycling programs available in Dakota County.

  • Backyard Burning
    Castle Rock Township does not issue burning permits - look at the "Permits" page on this website under "Burning Permits" for more information.

    Burning and burying of garbage causes pollution and poses health threats. This is why it is illegal for Dakota County residents, including farmers, to burn or bury solid wastes—such as paper, plastic, cardboard, aerosols and other garbage. See Castle Rock Township Ordinance No. 2013-01 Section 7.19.G Waste Materials. Residents may either contract with a waste hauler or take their garbage to a local disposal facility. Read more

  • What Things Do I Need to Get a Building Permit For?
  • Citizen Complaint Policy and Complaint Form
  • Am I Registered to Vote?
  • Letter to Landowners & Residents: Mowing of Right-of-ways (dated 2/28/2018)

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