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Title: Feedlot Interim Permit
Alternate Title:
Description: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Subject: Animals
Water Quality
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:13:03 PM
Modification Date: 12/30/2019 3:13:09 PM
Agency Name: Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), Minnesota
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is responsible for administering environmental permitting, compliance/enforcement, remediation and outreach programs to help Minnesota protect its environment.
Agency Phone: 651-296-6300
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address:
520 Lafayette Rd. N.

St. Paul
MN 55155

Division Name: Feedlot Program
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: Division Fax: Division URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

Contact MPCA Feedlot Program for details. The requirements are dependent on the nature and complexity of the applicant's facility.

Interim permits are issued for facilities that are creating ground or surface water problems, for which solutions will be developed and implemented within two years. 

Any Minnesota County Board may, by resolution, assume responsibility for processing applications for animal feedlot permits as authorized by Minn. Stat. § 116.07, subd. 7. The provisions of this cooperative effort are contained in Minn. Rules 7020.1600  

Other related permits would include Construction Short-form Permits, Stormwater permits and local zoning or conditional use permits.

See: Permit Rules - Minn. Rules 7001.0020 and Technical Rules - Minn. Rules 7020.2000-.2225

Rules: 7001.0020

Statutes: 116.07


MN Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Construction Short-Form and Interim Permit Application for an Animal Feedlot or Manure Storage Area. 

Manure Management Plan, Design Plans and specifications

Land Application Agreement, Additional Manure Storage Area

Attachment Form for Permit Transfer/Name Change, if applicable

Application forms are available at Feedlots


No fee.

Period of Issuance:

Two years, with potential 90 day extension.

Length of Determination: Typically 60 days after receiving a complete application.
Other Info:
Activity: Animal Feedlots
Water Quality
License Detail URL:



Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

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