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 February 20 - February 24, 2017:

Monday, February 20, CLOSED - PRESIDENT'S DAY - FEDERAL HOLIDAY; Tuesday, February 21, 9 am to noon; Wednesday, February 22, 9 am to noon; Thursday, February 23, 9 am to noon; Friday, February 24, 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

  • Township Elections will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Affidavits of Candidacy for Supervisor C are now closed. Final day to file was January 17, 2017. Click here for the official notice for filing for this election.

  • The Annual Budget Meeting will be held at 6:30 on Wednesday, February 22, followed by the Annual Audit.

  • A Special Meeting of the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will be held on Monday, February 27 at 6 pm. Purpose of the meeting is to meet with the Town Planner regarding the 2018 Comprehensive Plan update process.

  • The February Planning Commission Meeting will be held on Monday, February 27 at 7 pm. Agenda items, including building permits that need to be reviewed, are due by 10 am on Tuesday, February 21.

  • The March Board of Supervisors Meeting will be held on Monday, March 13 at 7 pm. Agenda items are due by 10 am on Tuesday, March 7.

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


  • Dakota County has a significant amount of grant funds available to assist low income homeowners with upgrading failing septic systems. Grant funds will expire at the end of 2016. 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 Vermillion River Watershed program is offering the opportunity to participate in the Master Water Stewards Program. Click here for more information.

  • The Green Guide
    Dakota County has created a new 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 this new guide 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 1/17/08)

Get Adobe Acrobat Reader Our forms require Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you don't have it, you can download it for free here.