Utility permits are required: For utility installations.

              Click here for a Utility Permit Application form.

    Miscellaneous Work Permits are required: For grading in the county right of way, private tile in the county right of way, manure pumping, or for work which obstructs the right of way.

 Click here for a Miscellaneous Work Permit Application form.

    Oversize/Overweight (OSOW) Permit are required:  For any Over Size or Over Weight load that is transported on Faribault County or Township roads.

              Click here for a OSOW Permit  Application form (NEW FORM).

              Click here to use OSOW Permit Calculator to determine fee (Only required for Overweight 110,000 lbs & over).

               During Spring Load Restrictions, permits for over 80,000 lb Gross Vehicle Weight will be issued if all axle and group weights are legal.


   A Driveway Permit is required for any new driveway, field entrance, street, or commercial access on a Faribault County road.

Since July 1, 2017 the following Driveway Permit fees must be submitted with each permit:

            Standard Driveway              $100.00 w/ $100.00 returned upon satisfactory final inspection

            Commercial Driveway         $200.00 w/ $200.00 returned upon satisfactory final inspection

            Click here for a Driveway Permit  Application form.


The online permit forms are "fillable" or they can be printed and completed by hand.

Please follow these steps to use the fillable feature:

1. Save blank form as a .pdf to computer.

2. Open form on computer and type information onto the form and save again.

3. The completed form can now be Emailed to the County.


    For a Burning Permit

Burning permits can be obtained from the city hall of the fire district you live in.  The permits are valid for 1 year.  You must call in each day that you are actually burning.  You can call the Sheriff's Office when you burn.  Please have the name the permit is issued to along with your Township and Section Number when you call.  The Sheriff's Office phone number is 507-526-5148.






Faribault County Highway Dept.

P.O. Box 325
727 E 5th Street
Blue Earth, MN 56013

Phone: 507-526-3291
Fax: 507-526-5159

Hours: 7:30-4:00

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