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MCWD Office Hours

Regular hours of operation for the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District office are Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. The office is closed to the public on Fridays, however staff is working remotely and can be reached via telephone or email. View our staff directory for contact information. Use for general inquiries.

Declaration Under Minnesota Open Meeting Law, §13D.021

Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes §13D.021, subdivision 1, I hereby determine that on the basis of the general course of the COVID-19 health pandemic, and specifically Emergency Executive Orders 21-11, 21-21, and 21-23 issued by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, it no longer is imprudent or infeasible for the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Board of Managers, and any committee thereof, to convene in person and in a public setting in accordance with requirements of the Minnesota Open Meeting Law. For this reason, my declaration of March 20, 2020, providing the basis for meetings by telephone or other electronic means, hereby is withdrawn.

Sherry White, President, Board of Managers

June 9, 2022


Submit permit information electronically

MCWD has an online permitting portal that makes it easier for applicants to apply for, track, modify and pay for permits in a comprehensive and intuitive online digital format. As of June 18, 2021, paper and PDF applications are no longer accepted. Contact permitting staff with questions at or 952.641.4532. 


Contact with any additional questions.

Physical mail will not be received while the MCWD office is closed.Physical mail will not be received while the MCWD office is closed.