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Special Product and Fuelwood Permits

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Agency contact information:

Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Department of
500 Lafayette Rd.
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-6157 | (888) 646-6367 | (651) 296-5484 (TTY) | (800) 657-3929 (TTY)
Division of Forestry
500 Lafayette Rd., Box 44, St. Paul, MN 55155-4044 | (651) 259-5280
Contact Info: Coordinator, Timber Sales Program


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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages the state's natural resources. Hunting, fishing, state forests and parks, lakes, rivers and streams, boating and water safety, trails, snowmobiling, skiing, education, enforcement, wildlife management, lands and minerals are managed by the DNR.


Minn. Stats. 90.195


Varies by type of sale being permitted.


Varies by type of product and permit being requested.

Contact local DNR Forestry Office for details and availability.


Cost of permit determined by value of products being sold. Minimum fee for these permits is $25.

Period of Issuance:

Special Product Permit - up to 1 year; Special Fuelwood Permit - up to 1 year, expires March 31 each year.

Length of Determination Process:

Special Product and Special Fuelwood Permits require two days to two weeks, depending on local forester workload.

Other Pertinent Information:

Special Product Permit permits the harvest of small quantities of decorative materials, boughs, gravel, hay, biomass, R-O-W timber to access a state timber sale, and miscellaneous forest products from state lands. The Special Fuelwood Permit permits the harvest of firewood for personal consumption only (maximum volume of 12 cords).