Land Use Management

The Land Use Management Department is responsible for the current and future land uses in Goodhue County. The department's goal is to protect the public health, safety, and general welfare of the people of Goodhue County by enforcing ordinances, codes, and statutes in regards to the county’s land resources. The Land Use Management Department consists of the Building Code, Planning, and Zoning divisions. 

Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD)
Land use Management also works with the Soil and Water Conservation District for environmental land use conservation issues.



The major objectives of the Goodhue SWCD lay out the framework for addressing local resource problems and providing service to local residents.