Planning & Zoning

Please note that Planning & Zoning is only available by appointment only. Please call 952-496-8653 to make an appointment with Planning & Zoning Staff. 

Collaborative Processes

The Scott County Planning Department is here to serve you. The department is legally responsible for planning and zoning in all ten townships within the County. The Department works collaboratively with the townships officials (local road authorities) in making decisions and guiding development. Each of the eight cities in the County is legally responsible for their own planning and zoning. However, given the complexity of extraterritorial issues and rapid growth, the County and Cities cooperate on many growth management issues.


Planning Department’s responsibilities in the townships include:

Commonly Requested Information