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County Department and Contact info

If you need information on a particular county function or service, these sections of the website should be helpful to you.
Department Name Description Phone
Assessor Real Estate Valuation & Classification, Tax Descriptions. Estimated Market Value, Property Records.t (218)-834-8310
Attorney Legal Advisor to Boards, Prosecution, Victim Support (218)-834-8350
Auditor/Treasurer Taxes & Special Assessments, Elections, Deed & Mortgage Registration, Tobacco/Liquor Licensing & Maintaining Tax Information (218)-834-8315
Commissioners Oversee the operation and cost of services provided to communities and the residents of Lake County (218)-834-8320
Court Administration Processes and manages all records and files on behalf of the state (218)-834-8330
Emergency Management Lake County has an emergency management department to help plan the smooth response to emergencies in our County (218)-226-4444
Environmental Services:  Planning & Zoning  |  Solid Waste Building Use Applications & Permits (218)-834-8327
Environmental Services:  Solid Waste  |  Planning & Zoning |  Recycling, Landfill, Compost and Hazardous Waste (218)-834-8304
Facility Maintenance Maintenance for County public buildings (218)-834-8447
Forestry/Land Dept. Administration & Management of State Tax-Forfeit Lands in the County, Land & Timber Resource Management (218)-834-8340
Health & Human Services - Silver Bay Health Education, Prevention, Care & Rehabilitation; Financial Assistance, Social Services (218)-226-4443
Health & Human Services - Two Harbors Health Education, Prevention, Care & Rehabilitation; Financial Assistance, Social Services & Child Support (218)-834-8401
HIghway Design, Construction, Maintenance & Operation of County & County/State Aid Highways, Road & Bridge Projects, Signs, Snow Plowing (218)-834-8380
Human Resources Recruitment and hiring of Lake County employees (218)-834-8323
Information Technology Technology planning, purchasing & support for County Departments (218)-834-8392
North Shore Collaborative North Shore Collaborative Board strives to improve access for all our children to promote healthy development. (218)-834-8403
Recorder  |  Vital Records Recording & Maintaining Real Estate Documents (218)-834-8301
Sheriff Jail, Emergency Services, Law Enforcement (218)-834-8385
Soil and Water Conservation District To support the people of Lake County in protecting and conserving the land and waters through professional consultation, education, and resources. (218)-834-8370
U of M - Extension Services 4-H, Agriculture, Home Economics, Master Gardeners (218)-834-8469
Veteran Services Veteran benefits and claims assistance (218)-834-8326