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.



WINTER REMINDER: Please be advised that per Minnesota Statute 160.2715(a)(1), snow or ice may NOT be deposited in a public road right-of-way or to otherwise obstruct a public road.  This includes pushing/plowing snow across a public road.

Office Hours for January 20, 2020 - January 24, 2020

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

Office Hours for January 27, 2020 - January 31, 2020

Town Hall Office will be open as follows: Monday, January 27, 9 am to noon; Tuesday, January 28, 9 am to noon; Wednesday, January 29, CLOSED; Thursday, January 30, 9 am to noon; Friday, January 31, CLOSED.

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

  • A Special Meeting of the Board of Supervisors will begin at 5:30 pm on Monday, January 27. Click here to see the official notice.

  • A Public Hearing will begin at 6:45 on Monday, January 27 to review an application for an Interim Use Permit to operate an auto and ag machinery repair shop at 3000 245th St E. Click here to see the official notice.

  • The January Planning Commission Meeting willl begin at 7 pm on Monday, January 27. Agenda items, including building permits or other applications that need to be reviewed by the Planning Commission, are due by 10 am on Thursday, January 23.

  • The Annual Budget and Audit Meeting will be held at 6 pm on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Click here to see official notice.

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

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


  • Castle Rock Township is accepting applications for the postion of Town Clerk. Please click here attached for more information.

  • 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
    After serving for 30 years, this Commission will be dissolved effective January 1, 2020. Programs previously administered by this Commission will then be handled by Dakota County Environmental Resources.

  • 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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