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 July 25 - July 29, 2016:

Monday, July 25, 9 am to noon; Tuesday, July 26, 9 am to noon; Wednesday, July 27, CLOSED; Thursday, July 28, 9 am to noon; Friday, July 29, 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

  • The August Board of Supervisors Meeting will be held on Monday, August 8 at 7 pm. Agenda items must be received by 10 am on Tuesday, August 2.

  • State Primary Elections will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Polls will be open from 7 am to 8 pm. See "Voting" tab for more sample ballot and information regarding voter registration, absentee ballots, etc.

  • The August Planning Commission Meeting will be held on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 7 pm. Agenda items, including any building permit that need to go through review, are due by 10 am on Wednesday, August 17.

  • 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 aboout 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 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)

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