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Required Submittals ----- Important: Applications with incomplete submittals will be delayed.
Optional Submittals, if applicable
Optional if Applicable Submittals
Fences over 7 feet in height (may require engineered design).
Fences required for safety, such as swimming pool, commercial spaces, or other safety fences.
Retaining walls over 4 feet in height (requires engineered design).
Ansul Systems per MBC and MMC shall be by Scott County permit.
Other Fire Suppression systems shall be by Fire Code Official for township area of project or MN State Fire Marshal’s Division.
Township Approval Form- Use form to determine if township approval is required for project location. Submit completed form with township approval signature if applicable.
Optional Submittals, if Applicable
Fire and Life Safety
Township Approval Form- Use form to determine if township approval is required for project location. Submit completed form with township approval signature if applicable
Residential Roof/Siding- No additional submittals required for permit application unless changing roof type. i.e. Replacing asphalt shingles with metal panels.
Residential Window/Door Replacement in existing framed rough opening or window inserts being installed into existing window. Provide description and U-Factor details when applying for permit on line.
Residential New Openings for Window/Door shall be submitted as Residential Remodel/Repair permit.
Commercial Window/Door Replacement
Commercial New Opening for Window/Door shall be submitted a Commercial Remodel/Repair permit
How to Contact the Libraries:
All services are still available via US Mail.
Processing of online payments, escrow payment files, ACH and Creditron files are still accepted.
Drop box is available at government center for Homestead applications and property tax payments.
Tax petitions are available via appointment (952-496-8115)
Plat recording- Will be accepted by appointment only
How to Contact:
Contact SmartLink Transit at 952-496-8341. However, if you are open to a health plan on Medical Assistance, you will want to call the phone number on the back of your medical card or the phone number below, depending on what plan you are on.
To schedule a ride with:Blue Plus: 651-662-8648 or toll free 1-866-340-8648Health Partners: 952-883-7400 or toll free 1-888-288-1439Medica: 952-992-2292 or toll free 1-800-601-1805
For Information about getting paid or reimbursed for travel expenses, see below.
Health Care Access plan part B 2020-2021
Quite often, yes! Internship opportunities are run through our Volunteer Department. If you are interested in applying for an internship with Scott County, please contact Cara Madsen at 952-496-8169 or via email at email@example.com. Please let us know what particular field you are interested in (e.g., child protection, community corrections, et cetera) and the timeframe for the internship (e.f., spring, fall, et cetera). Click here to be taken directly to the volunteer sign up page!
CodeRED is a high-speed telephone emergency notification service allowing public safety agencies the ability to deliver pre-recorded information to targeted areas within the county. It's easy to sign up, and you can choose "Emergency" (Amber alerts, evacuation orders, etc.), "General," (road closures, utility outages, etc.) and/or "Weather" alerts. Learn more and sign up here today!
Salary Compliance Notice
Minnesota state law, Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005, requires that a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees. This notice may be provided on the homepage of the primary website maintained by the political subdivision for a period of not less than 90 consecutive days, in a publication of the political subdivision that is distributed to all residents in the political subdivision, or as part of the annual notice of proposed property taxes prepared under section 275.065.
• County Administrator - $178,242
• Health and Human Svcs Director - $170,009
• CFO/Deputy County Administrator - $165,622
This notice is published January 10, 2020.
Televisions are $10 each, regardless of size for residents of Scott, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, LeSueur, Ramsey Sibley and Washington counties.
The Scott County HHW accepts household appliances for a fee of $10 each from residents of Scott, Carver, Dakota, LeSeuer, and Sibley Counties. However, additional fees apply for commercial appliances, as well as ammonia (gas) appliances.
The Scott County HHW accepts treadmills for a $25 fee.
* Cash, Check or Credit Card is accepted
Most types of tires are accepted at the Scott County HHW. For large quantities of tires, please call 952-496-8787
MMCD (Metropolitan Mosquito Control) does pick up large quantities of tires off rim free of charge (some restrictions apply)- They can be reached at 651-645-9149
If you are unsure if you have a De-humidifier or humidifier, please bring it to the Scott County HHW so we can give direction on how to properly dispose of it.
The Scott County HHW currently accepts flattened cardboard at no cost. However, there are several options throughout the county to get rid of large quantities of cardboard at little to no cost. Some disposal options for cardboard are listed below:
Buckingham Companies - Prior Lake - 5980 Credit River Rd. - (952) 226-6444
24 Hour Drop-off Sites:401 Rice St. S - Jordan (Mini-Met baseball field)
27252 Helena Blvd - New Prague (Lakers NPS)
Gasoline should be brought to the HHW facility only in approved containers. We have the ability to empty the containers for you, and give you the containers back. Please note, this could take up to 5-10 minutes depending on quantity of gasoline and how busy the facility is at the time of drop-off.
The ballasts inside fluorescent bulb fixtures can also be a hazardous waste. We accept the fluorescent bulbs, the ballasts as well as the fixture for scrap metal.
However, we would prefer the ballast (which is a small black box inside the fluorescent light fixture) was removed from the fixture before arriving at the HHW. This saves us valuable staff time having to remove the ballasts from each of the light fixtures.
Coffee makers and Keurigs are not currently recyclable and can be placed in your household garbage.
The Scott County HHW does accept plastic bags for recycling. You can also recycle your plastic bags at one of the following locations:
Scott County HHW does not accept mattresses.
There are several locations that accept mattresses and box springs in and around Scott County (Fees may apply).
Dem-Con Landfill- Shakopee (http://dem-con.com)
Buckingham Companies - Prior Lake (www.buckinghamcompanies.com)
Certified Recycling - Burnsville (www.certifiedrecycling.org)
Bridging - Bloomington (www.Bridging.org)
The Scott County HHW does not accept furniture. You can dispose of furniture at one of these locations for a fee.
Metal storm doors are generally lined with wood, and therefore cannot be accepted as scrap metal. The wood, combined with the glass on most doors makes them a solid waste item, and not a candidate for metal recycling
Buckingham Companies - 5980 Credit River Road, Prior Lake - 952-226-6444
Dem-Con Companies - 3601 West 130th Street, Shakopee - 952-445-5755
Treated wood is not accepted at the Scott County HHW but can be disposed at one of the following locations:
Buckingham Companies - 5980 Credit River Rd, Prior Lake - (952) 226-6444
Burnsville Landfill - 2650 Cliff Road, Burnsville - (952) 894-4807
Dem- Con Landfill - 13020 Dem-Con Drive, Shakopee - (952) 445-5755
Elk River Landfill - 22460 Hwy 169, Elk River - (763) 44-2464
Pine Bend Landfill- 2495 117th St. E, Inver Grove Heights (651) 457-2778
The Scott County HHW accepts media in the form of DVD's, CD's, video games, and floppy disks.
VCR tapes, and regular cassette tapes are not currently recyclable and can be placed in your household garbage.
Scott County HHW does not accept household garbage or comingled recycling. This can be picked up at the curb at your residence. If you have large amounts of recycling, it can be brought to one of the following locations:
Styrofoam or Polystyrene is not currently recyclable in Minnesota. This may change in the future but as of now it is considered a garbage item and can be placed in your household garbage.
The Scott County HHW accepts metal yard furniture as scrap metal.
*Plastic yard furniture would be considered a garbage item and is not accepted at the Scott County HHW.
The cost for a new drainfield can vary a great deal. An average mound will cost around $17,000-$20,000, while a gravity trench system will average about $14,000.
The daily rate (per diem) is $250 per day and $275 per day for 30 day evaluations.
If we have your email on file, you can reset it by logging in to our catalog.
You can also contacting any Scott County Library.
The best way to manage your whole account is through the library catalog. Sign in with your library card and PIN. You can renew your checked out items from My Account.When an item is coming due, an attempt will be made to renew it automatically for another 3 weeks. You will receive an email reminder 3 days before an item(s) due date informing whether materials have been automatically renewed or need to be returned. You can also renew items through the library catalog. Sign into My Account with your library card and PIN.
The best way to manage your whole account is through the library catalog. Sign in with your library card and PIN. Click on My Account to see what you have checked out and on hold. You can see the physical items you have out as well as electronic items.
If you know your current PIN, log into your account and change it in your My Account settings. If you've forgotten your PIN and have an email on file, follow the link to reset your PIN. Check your junk email folder for the reset link.
You can also change your PIN by contacting any Scott County Library.
If you still live in Scott County, we just need to verify your address, phone number, and email address. Simply contact us in the way that works best for you.
Log into your account with your library card and PIN. There you'll see your preferences, holds, checkouts, and library fees (if you have any).
You can pay library fines in person with cash or check.
You can also pay online with a credit card. Simply log into your account with your library card and PIN. Choose the Fines tab and click on ProPay Credit Card Payments.
All Scott County Libraries offer exam proctoring services. There is no cost for proctoring but we reserve the right to limit this service and we are unable to proctor certain types of exams.
It is the student’s responsibility to verify that our guidelines are acceptable to their institution. View our guidelines on our Exam Proctoring page.
Before a test is scheduled, you must complete our online form - tests must be scheduled at least two days in advance. Since the date or time you want may not be available it's best to schedule an exam in as far advance as possible. Contact your library for more information on proctoring.
eBooks (Cloud Library): 21 day checkout
eAudiobooks (Cloud Library & RBdigital): 21 day checkout
10 titles from Cloud Library (eBook and/or eAudiobook)
10 titles from RBdigital (eAudiobook)
cloudLibrary: As long as there are no holds on a title, a Renew button will appear in your My Books tab 3 days prior to your loan expiring.
RBdigital: Up to a maximum of 2 renewals per item.
Yes! Refer to the help pages for more information.
Yes! You can have up to 10 items on hold for each platform (Cloud Library, RBdigital).
Click on the Cloud Library Frequently Asked Questions link below and browse for your question.
Need more help, or not seeing your question? Use the Ask a Librarian form to submit your question.
Errors are uncommon in Cloud Library, but when they do pop up they're easy to resolve. Click the Cloud Library Common Issues link to see all error messages. When in doubt, restart your device or uninstall and reinstall the app.
Need more help? Use the Ask a Librarian form located on the library homepage.
Yes! If you start reading/listening on one device, you can jump over to another device without losing your spot. Just make sure you have a strong WiFi signal on both devices so your reading/listening history is saved and available to be reopened.
When jumping between networks or between online and offline reading there can be syncing issues between devices. For instance, if you read ahead on one device while disconnected from the internet and then start reading on another device that is connected to the internet, you will pick up at an earlier place in the book. Ensuring a strong internet connection is the easiest way to make sure the titles and reading spot is kept between devices.
Click on RBdigital Support below, then browse for your answer in the tabs. You can submit a ticket using their online form.
Need more help? Please call RBdigital Support at 1-877-772-8346, Monday - Friday from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM CST or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click on the RBdigital Help link, and browse for your answer in the FAQs. You can also submit your question to their support team. Need more help? Use the Ask a Librarian form located on the library homepage.
Every few years we update your contact information. Contact your library to renew your library card. Or use the Ask a Librarian form to send in your full name, library card number, current Scott County address, phone number, and email address.
There is no limit to the number of magazines you can check out. Magazines remain checked out until you delete them (they have no due date), and can always be downloaded again.
There is no limit to the number of magazines you can check out. Magazines remain checked out until you delete them (they have no due date).
Mechanical permits will be issued to MN Bonded mechanical contractors and homeowners completing their own mechanical work only. The applicant must be the completing the work.
Please review the mechanical permit types listed below and select the best fit for your project. For permits requiring plan review, include all required submittals to help avoid delays.
Select this permit type for all replacement or new mechanical equipment.
Reminder: Increasing the energy use of a building by heating or cooling requires compliance with the MN Energy Code.
Prior to applying for mechanical permit verify if mechanical permit was already included in building permit
Select Minor Alteration/Repair permit type for minor alteration of mechanical systems including basement finishes. Detailed scope of work shall be included in ePermit description.
Prior to applying for mechanical permit verify if mechanical permit was already included in building permit
Select this permit type for projects where a current system exists and a major addition will occur.
Prior to applying for mechanical permit verify if mechanical permit was included in building permit. Typically all New Dwellings are issued all-inclusive permits.
Select this permit type for projects where a new system is being installed i.e. detached structures, large additions where a second system is being installed.
Select this permit type for all Commercial Mechanical Permits. Plan review will begin after permit acceptance. Fees will be due after review approved.
Plumbing permits will be issued to MN licensed plumbing contractors and homeowners completing their own plumbing work only. The applicant must be the completing the work.
Please review the plumbing permit types listed below and select the best fit for your project. For permits requiring plan review, include all required submittals to help avoid delays.
Select this permit type for all replacement or new plumbing equipment or appliances. A permit is not required for replacement of basic fixtures (water closet, lav, sink)
Prior to applying for plumbing permit verify if plumbing permit was already included in the building permit.
Select Minor Alteration/Repair permit type for minor alteration of plumbing systems including basement finishes where rough-in is pre-existing. Detailed scope of work shall be included in ePermit description.
Prior to applying for plumbing permit verify if plumbing permit was already included in building permit
Select this permit type for additions to a plumbing system where no rough-in previously exists and/or where major additions will occur.
Prior to applying for permit verify if plumbing permit was already included in building permit.
Select this permit type for projects where a new system is being installed i.e. detached structures
Select this permit type for all Commercial Plumbing Permits. Plan review will begin after permit acceptance. Fees will be due after review approved.
SmartLink Transit is your premier mobility management team that includes Dial-a-Ride, Medical Assistance and Volunteer Drivers for both Scott and Carver counties. SmartLink Transit can get you anywhere in the seven county metro area. In some cases, you may need to transfer to other transportation providers.