Permits & Policy
& Driveway Permits
permits are obtained in
the County Zoning Office
Chisago County Government
City, Minnesota 55012-9663
to install a swing
arm mailbox post which meets current postal
standards. The Township has the
required mailbox posts available for purchase.
must be obtained
from the local Fire Warden at
located at the intersection of
County Road 7 and County Road 4.
Snow Removal Policy &
(approved by the Town Board November 2009)
Township’s goal is to have all roads passable within a reasonable
amount of time after the snowfall has stopped.
The Township does not
assure a completely bare road surface and drivers are urged to use
caution and drive with care.
C The legal speed
limit may not be possible at all times.
equipment will usually not be dispatched until after
the snowfall has stopped and 3 inches of snow have accumulated.
During extended periods of snowfall, exceptions may be made. The
snowplow will not be sent out in situations that may be hazardous due
to restricted visibility.
roads will generally
happen in three phases:
1) Making the road passable
the situation, more
than one phase may be accomplished at
fences damaged during snow removal
will be evaluated case by case. Only those mailboxes properly
installed and damaged by actual contact with
Contractor equipment will be repaired at Township expense.
residents are reminded that it is
unlawful to plow snow from driveways onto or across public roads.
snow left on
or near the
road can freeze into a solid mass creating a hazardous situation for
both vehicles and snowplows.
Accidents and damages caused by
piles left in or on the side of the roadway may result in liability to
owner. Snow piles left on the side of a roadway
increase the chances of
drifting snow onto the road. Vehicles left or
parked in the
Township road right-of-ways will be towed at
the owner’s expense. Residents are reminded to remove
all obstructions from the Township road right-of-ways.
Township and Leaf Construction are not
responsible for damages if any vehicles and equipment are in road
of Nessel Township are responsible
to clear their own driveways or hire a private contractor to plow their