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County Departments & Contact Info.

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There are many ways that Lake County works to serve the community. 

If you need information on a particular county function or service, these sections of the website should be helpful to you..

Department       

Phone   

Description    

Assessor

218-834-8310

Real Estate Valuation & Classification, Tax Descriptions, Estimated Market Values, Property Records

Attorney

218-834-8350

Legal Advisor to Board, Prosecution, Victim Support

Auditor/Treasurer

218-834-8315

Taxes & Special Assessments, Elections, Deed & Mortgage Registration, Tobacco/Liquor Licensing & Maintaining Tax Information

Commissioners

218-834-8320

Oversee the operation and cost of services provided to communities and the residents of Lake County

Court Administration

218-834-8330

Processes and manages all records and files on 
behalf of the state

Emergency Management

218-226-4444

Lake County has an emergency management department to help plan the smooth response to emergencies in our County

Facility Maintenance

218-834-8447

Maintenance for County public buildings

Forestry/Land Dept.

218-834-8340

Administration & Management of State Tax-Forfeit Lands in the County, Land & Timber Resource Management

Health & Human Services –
Lake County Service Center
Two Harbors

218-834-8401

Health Education, Prevention, Care & Rehabilitation; Financial Assistance, Social Services & Child Support

Health & Human Services – Silver Bay Service Center Silver Bay

218-226-4443

 Health Education, Prevention, Care & Rehabilitation; Financial Assistance, Social Services 

Highway

218-834-8380

Design, Construction, Maintenance & Operation of County & County/State Aid Highways, Road & Bridge Projects, Signs, Snow Plowing

Human Resources

218-834-8323

Recruitment and hiring of Lake County employees

Information Technology

218-834-8392

Technology planning, purchasing & support for County Departments

North Shore Collaborative

218-834-8403

North Shore Collaborative Board strives to improve access for all our children to promote healthy development.

Environmental Services

 

 

Planning & Zoning

218-834-8327

Building/Use Applications & Permits

Solid Waste

218-834-8304

Recycling, Landfill, Compost, Hazardous Waste

Recorder

218-834-8347

Recording & Maintaining Real Estate Documents

Vital Records

218-834-8301

Birth & Death Records/Certificates,
Marriage Licenses & Certificates

Sheriff

218-834-8385

Jail, Emergency Services, Law Enforcement

Soil and Water

218-834-8370

Lake County Soil & Water Conservation District Office

U of M Extension

218-834-8469

4-H, Agriculture, Home Economics, Master Gardeners

Veterans Service

218-834-8326

Veteran's benefits & claims assistance