We need your help to protect Township’s rights and funding. Please take a moment to contact your Representatives and let your voice be heard.
Spring Road Weight Restrictions went into effect, March 19, 2019 at 12:01 AM. All Township roads will be restricted to vehicles with axle weights of 5 tons or less, EXCEPT those posted with signs indicating a higher limit.
The effective dates of restrictions are the same as MNDOT. Further information can be obtained at www.mndot.gov/loadlimits or call 1-800-723-6543.
Township Road questions call the Town Clerk: 763-263-8111. County Road questions www.co.sherburne.mn.us/publicworks
Or call the Sherburne County Highway Department: 763-765-3300
Town of Big Lake
BIG LAKE TOWNSHIP
Big Lake Township is located in Sherburne County, Minnesota just beyond the metro suburbs to the Northwest. With its geographical location it is a 35 minute drive to Minneapolis and just 30 minutes to St. Cloud. The Township covers a total area of 43.8 square miles. Natural amenities such as lakes, the Mississippi and Elk Rivers, trail systems, parks, and easy access to major roads make Big Lake Township the ideal place to live, work, play and relax. Many residents find living in the country atmosphere of Big Lake Township inviting while having easy access to highways, Northstar Commuter Rail Line and shopping areas. You’ll find affordable start-up housing, family neighborhoods, retirement homes, water front, as well as luxury homes. In 2017 Sherburne County Planning estimated Big Lake Township’s population at 7,785. This growing community has agricultural roots with areas developing into light industrial, commercial, and retail. Parks and recreation also play a vital role in making Big Lake Township a good place to be.
The Town Hall is located at: 21960 County Road 5 NW Big Lake, MN 55309
Mailing Address: PO Box 75 Big Lake, MN 55309
Town Hall / Clerk’s Office Hours:
Monday -Thursday 8 am – 3 pm and Fridays 8 am – 12 Noon
Highway 25 Study Area Update 8-31-17