Permits and Applications

Alarm Permit Application: 

  • The City of Elk River adopted an alarm ordinance in 2009 requiring permits for residential and commercial alarm systems that are monitored by a third party.  Please contact the Elk River Police Department at 763.635.1260 for further information on how to obtain a permit.

Gun Permit Application:     

  • Permit to Purchase a Handgun - This application must be completely filled out and submitted to the Elk River Police Department. DO NOT DATE THE APPLICATION UNTIL THE DAY YOU TURN IT IN. You must be a City of Elk River resident to qualify. There is a 7 day waiting period before a permit will be issued.

Hunting Application:     

Reserve Officer Applications:               

Citizen's Academy:

  •  Please check back for dates and times for the next Academy in the Winter of 2018.