Ordinances

Lynden Township has adopted Stearns County Zoning Ordinance #439 by reference.  In addition, Lynden Township has adopted ordinances that are more restrictive than Stearns County’s ordinances.
The township has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Stearns County that delineates responsibility for ordinance enforcement.
Lynden Township Zoning & Subdivision Ordinances were last updated in July of 2018.
All ordinances and the MOU are available by clicking the links below (click on the blue ordinance titles):

County & Township Zoning Ordinances:
Stearns County Zoning Ordinance #439
Ordinance #439 Appendices
Lynden Township Land Use & Zoning Ordinance #7

Township & County Subdivision Ordinances:
Lynden Township Subdivision Ordinance #8
Lynden Township Road and Right-of-Way Specifications Ordinance #12
Stearns County Subdivision Ordinance #230

Memorandum of Understanding with Stearns County

Additional Township Ordinances:
Lynden Township Animal Control Ordinance #00-12
Lynden Township Public Nuisance Ordinance #05-01
Lynden Township Parking Prohibition Ordinance #4
Lynden Township Administrative Enforcement Ordinance #10
Lynden Township Ordinance #5 Adopting the State Building Code
Lynden Township Building Permit Fee Ordinance #11
Lynden Township Ordinance #9 Adopting the State Fire Code

Any Current Interim Ordinances Are Available Here:
(None on Record at this Time)

Paper copies of ordinances are available for a fee either for pick up at the township hall or via mail by contacting the clerk at 320-774-8507 or clerk@lyndentownship.net.