Clear Lake Township

Ideal place to live and work.


Scroll down for information on permits, animal control, ordinances, resolutions,

road projects and hall rental.

Building permits, variances, easements, conditional use permits, interim use permits,

MUST all go through Sherburne County Planning & Zoning FIRST:
Sherburne County Planning & Zoning

Burning Permits can be obtained through the City of Clear Lake:  City of Clear Lake

Burning Permits can also be obtained at any DNR Forestry Office or any Fire Warden.

Utility and Driveway Permits:

ROW / Utility Permit Form

Driveway Permit Form

Culvert Placement

Engineering Standards

MN Statute 160.2715

If you find a stray dog, do not pick the dog up.  If you pick the dog up, it now becomes your responsibility, not the Township's.  Sherburne County Sheriff

Gopher Bounty - $2 per gopher.  Must bring two front feet for payment.

ORD-2013-007   Ordinance to Combine, Renumber and/or Repeal Previous Ordinances
ORD-2013-006   Ordinance Governing Parks Under the Jurisdiction of Clear Lake Twp
ORD-2011-005    Ordinance Regulating Town Road Rights-of-Way
ORD-2010-004   Ordinance Imposing a Service Charge for Emergency Services
ORD-2003-003   Ordinance Regulating Water Surface Use
ORD-2002-002   Ordinance for Regulation of Dogs and Domestic Animals
ORD-2000-001   Ordinance to Construct, Extend, Operate, Maintain Cable Systems

RES-2015-033 Resolution Approving Replacement Cost Coverage

RES-2015-032 Resolution for Increase of Property & Casualty Deductible

RES-2015-031  Resolution for Twp Reimbursement for Costs From Special Projects

RES-2015-030 Resolution for Snow Removal and Road Maintenance with Palmer Twp

RES-2014-029 Resolution Authorizing Participation in County Economic Development

RES-2014-028 Resolution Establishing a Snow and Ice Control Policy

RES-2013-027 Resolution Authorizing the Purchase of Real Property
RES-2013-026 Resolution to Increase Special/Pending Assessment Search Fee
RES-2013-025 Resolution to Transfer Money to a CD for Future New Township Hall Bldg
RES-2013-024 Resolution Adoption of Sherburne County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan

2015 - Seal coat River Oaks, 90th Ave (from CR 8 to CR 55), 67th St (from Big Elk Lake to

            CR 53).

2014 - Seal coat 70th Avenue from County Road 8 to Highway 24, White Farm Estates,

            and River Rose Retreat.  Traffic sign improvement project completed.

2013 - Seal Coat 74th Street, Sherwood Shores and 108th Avenue. Bituminous surfacing

           100th Avenue.  Traffic sign improvement project started.

2012 - 97th Street seal coat, overlay and stripe, 92nd Avenue overlay,

           127th Street overlay, 70th Street bituminous surfacing,

           100th Avenue re-grade and Class 5 Surfacing,

           re-grade and gravel of 80th Avenue North of 72nd Street.

2011 - 38th Avenue/76th Street overlay, 100th Ave. SE drainage improvement,

           90th Avenue sub-grade correction.

2010 - Overlays on 41st Avenue and 37th Avenue, overlay and shouldered 127th Street.

2009 - Overlays on 107th Avenue, 108th Avenue and 70th Street.

2008 - Norm Imholte road 50th Ave. & 75th St., overlays on 86th ave.,

           70th ave. between County roads 57 and 67 and blacktopped 103rd Avenue.

2007 - 103rd paved, 72nd and 70th Avenue.

2006 - Township Park.

2005 - 100th Ave - 97th-90th -77th Street SE -  89th -71st.

2004 - River Oaks - River Rose Retreat.

2003 - Becks road - Edlings -90th Avenue.

2002 - West side Elk Lake - 97th St. and turn around by Hemmingers.

2001 -

2000 - 100th Avenue.

1999 - Mississippi Cedars and turn around 86th Avenue.

1998 - Mississippi Cedars, crack-fill.

For hall rental information, contact Ron Jueneman at:
(320) 743-2052.

 Hall rental winter rates (October thru April) are:
  • Resident: $100
  • Non-Resident: $125
  • Resident w/ Kitchen: $130
  • Non-Resident w/ Kitchen: $160

  Hall rental summer rates (May thru September) are:
  • Resident: $50
  • Non-Resident: $75
  • Resident w/ Kitchen: $85
  • Non-Resident w/ Kitchen: $115

The Township Hall basement may be rented year round for $20 (residents) and $30 (non-residents).

 Enjoy using the town hall but remember:

  • Do Not drag the tables and chairs “lift“ them, and put things back when you are done.       (No tables or chairs are to leave the building or be borrowed.)
  • Wash and put away all dishes and items used.
  • No tape of any kind is to be used on the walls or doors when decorating the hall                 (it takes the finish /paint off). Ticky Tack is recommended.
  • Make sure you turn off the gas line behind the stoves when you are done cooking.
  • Don’t leave anything in the refrigerator.
  • Turn down the heat.
  • Close all the windows.
  • Sweep the floors when you are done.
  • Take “ALL” your garbage home with you when you leave, including stuff from outside.
  • Turn off the fans and all the lights.
  • Shut and lock both doors (front and back) when you leave.