The duties of the Environmental Office are coordinated through staff at the LQPYB Watershed District Office. 


The Environmental Department’s overall mission in administering the environmental programs and services below is to protect the public’s health, safety, & welfare of the citizens of Lac qui Parle County.

Roles & Responsibilities

The Environmental Department is responsible for administering plans and ordinances related to Planning and Zoning, Feedlot Management, & Solid Waste Management.  The Environmental Department is also responsible for permitting and enforcement of the State’s individual Septic Treatment System Program (SSTS).  The Department also issues Passports.

The Environmental Department can be separated into the following four major components: 

  1. Planning and Zoning
  2. Feedlot Program
  3. Solid Waste
  4. Passports
  1. Trudy Hastad


  2. Physical Address
    600 6th Street
    Main Level - NE Corner
    Madison, MN 56256

    Mailing Address
    600 6th Street
    Suite 7
    Madison, MN 56256