Facility Closures and Conducting Business Online

Updated: July 28, 2020

Elk River City Hall

Access to the building closed to the public at noon on Friday, March 20. However, City Hall is open for early voting and for appointments with staff members. City staff remain on-site and/or operating remotely until further notice to ensure the needs of the community are still being met. Call 763-635-1000 to have questions answered or set up a virtual appointment with a city staff member who can assist with your question/inquiry.

City Council and Commission meetings have returned to live, in-person meetings effective Monday, June 1 at Elk River City Hall. Meetings will continue to be broadcasted on ErTV Spectrum 180 and on the city’s website (live and after the fact within 48 hours). The agenda for City Council meetings is available the Friday before a Monday meeting at ElkRiverMN.gov/agendas.

Permits and Applications:
Planning and land use applications (plats, conditional use permits, etc.) will be accepted via email, and hard copies can be mailed or dropped off to the secure drop box outside City Hall (13065 Orono Parkway Elk River, MN 55330).

Licensing inquires can be directed to Jessica Miller, Deputy Clerk, via email.

Building inspectors will continue with new and existing residential and commercial inspections - call 763-635-1060 if you need to schedule an inspection. For full details on how to submit building permit applications during this time, pay permit fees, and more click here.

Elk River Liquor Stores 

Both Northbound and Westbound Liquor stores are open with social distancing and health/safety precautions put in place to protect staff and customers. Online ordering with store pickup is also still available to those who don't wish to browse the stores or pay inside. Click here to find out more.

Elk River Maintenance Facility

Access to the building closed to the public at noon on Friday, March 20. Compost Site passes cannot be issued in-person at this time. The Compost Site will be accessible to those already with passes daily from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. New requests for passes can be made by calling 763-635-1120 and a pass can be issued and sent via mail.

Other Facility Closures

Activity Center (55+) - Facility closed until new multipurpose facility, which will house senior programming space once completed, is open in fall 2020.

Elk River Arena - Facility closed and all programs including open skating, leagues, and access to the walking track is unavailable until building renovations are complete later this summer on the new facility. Click here to learn more about the multipurpose facility, currently under construction on the site of the Elk River Arena. 

Elk River Municipal Utilities - Facility closed to the public, with minimal staffing until further notice. Online bill pay is encouraged and messages can be left for customer service staff at 763-441-2020.

Trott Brook Barn - Closed until further notice. If you have a reservation scheduled for Trott Brook Barn, contact Parks and Recreation at 763-635-1000.

Elk River Library -  The library building is open regular hours to pick up orders, make returns and browse the material. The study spaces and lounge areas are currently not available to customers. Curbside service is also available here.

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