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.




SPRING ROAD RESTRICTIONS ARE NOW IN FORCE: 5 ton per axle weight limits

Office Hours for March 23, 2020 - April 13, 2020

Town Hall Office will be open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY through April 13, 2020, subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you need to set up an appointment, please leave a voice mail at 651-460-2221 or email

  • The April Board of Supervisors Re-Organization and Regular Meetings will be held on Monday, April 13. Re-org meeting will begin at 6:30 pm, followed by the regular meeting at 7 pm. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD BY TELECONFERENCE. Click here for dial-in instructions. Agenda items were due by noon on Wednesday, April 8. Please note that only essential business will be discussed at these meetings.

  • The April Planning Commission Re-Organization and Regular Meeting willl begin at 7 pm on Monday, April 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, April 22.

  • The Castle Rock Township Continued Public Hearing scheduled for April 2, 2020 at 7 pm, has been continued until May 4, 2020 at 7 pm. The initial purpose of this hearing was to make a final determination as to whether LKQ/Viking Auto Salvage, located at 26548 Chippendale Ave, Northfield, MN, is in violation of Ordinance No. 2014-01 “An Ordinance Allowing the Expansion of the Nonconforming Use Located at 26548 Chippendale Avenue” or Resolution No. 2017-15 “A Resolution Allowing the Expansion of the Nonconforming Use Located at 26548 Chippendale Avenue.”

  • 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
    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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