Town of Big Lake Information:
85-1 Regulation of Animals
SUMMARY 85-1 Revised 2014
1215 Regulating Poultry in General Rural Zoning District 2021 Recorded
ROAD RIGHT OF WAY (ROW) Ordinance
E911 Signs: Posting of Street Addresses – E911 Signs – Ordinance 8
Mailboxes: Mailbox Post Installation – Ordinance 1150
Parks: Ordinance 2005-03: Establishing Park Rules
Parking/Idling: Ordinance #7 (REVISED June 2017) Stopping, Parking
Cable Franchise: 1012 Cable Ordinance 1010 Cable Ordinance
Clerk’s Office Requests:
Planning and Zoning – Building Permits
Big Lake Township’s Zoning Authority is Sherburne County. All Building Permit Requests and requirement questions should be directed to the Sherburne County Planning and Zoning Department: (763) 765-4450. The Department has five sub-units, Planning & Zoning, Building Permits, Solid Waste, Environment, and Septic Systems.
Sherburne County Ordinances
Township Road Information
RES 2021-12 Resolution Snow & Ice Policy
Map – Big Lake Township
Road Mileage Map Big Lake Township
Public Right of Way
Posting of Assigned Street Addresses – E911 Signs – Ordinance 8 See below for more information
Mailbox Post Installation – Ordinance 1150 Mailbox Post Installation Illustration
Vehicle Parking, Stopping and Idling – Ordinance 7
Residential Driveway and Culvert Requirements
Commercial Driveway and Culvert Requirements
Second Driveway Requests – onto Big Lake Township Roads only
1) Mark with flags where the proposed driveway will be located on the property.
2) Contact the Clerk’s Office for an approval inspection. Email Clerk’s Office or call (763) 263-8111.
3) After inspection you will be notified of approval, requested adjustments and/or if a culvert is required.
E911 Address Sign Installation Requirements
To order an E911 Address Sign, contact the Clerk’s Office: Email Clerk’s Office or call (763) 263-8111.
SIGNS $30.00 POST & HARDWARE (optional) $10.00 Cash or Check only
Prior to installing the signpost, you must get underground utilities marked. Contact Gopher State One Call at 651-454-0002 or online at GopherStateOneCall.org to schedule up a marking ticket.
Install at the access point of property – where the public road and your driveway intersect.
- Install Post at least three feet (3’) but not more than eight feet (8’) from the road edge.
- Install so the height of the sign is between four feet (4’) and five feet (5’).