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Public Facilities Improvement Project Updates

The Lake Elmo City Council will have their first review of proposed designs and cost estimates for the combined City Hall and Fire Station project located at 3880 Laverne Ave N at the Tuesday, March 16th City Council Meeting. The Council will also review designs and cost estimates for an expansion of the Public Works facility located on Ideal Avenue.

Project information is available here.

Spring Road Weight Restrictions Effective March 4th

Axle weight limits are restricted on certain streets within the City of Lake Elmo to protect the streets from damage when road and weather conditions warrant in accordance with State & City regulations.

All City streets are limited to SEVEN TON AXLE per axle weight limit unless otherwise posted.  Residents are encouraged to plan ahead for moving or construction projects during the spring thaw season since weight restrictions will be enforced & large trucks will not be allowed on restricted streets

City Offices Will Be Closed To The Public Beginning November 16.

City Offices will be closed to the public beginning Monday, November 16th in order to reduce the risk of exposure to Coronavirus. Staff will be working regular hours and available by phone or email. A list of all staff contact information is available here:

Face Coverings Required In City Facilities

In compliance with Governor Walz' Executive Order, face masks will be required indoors at all Lake Elmo public facilities beginning today, July 27th. More information is available at

COVID-19 Update

With the recent outbreak of the Corona Virus/COVID-19 the City of Lake Elmo is taking precautions to mitigate exposure and illness. Public Works and the Fire Department are closed to visitors until further notice.

City Offices are open, however, we recommend doing all business possible over phone or email.

In the interest of public health and safety we are working to address the needs of the community and city staff. If you would prefer to drop something off without contact at City Hall there are drop boxes outside the building and planning departments. Necessary City Council and commission meetings will be conducted.
City staff will are available by email and phone to conduct business. We will continue to update as the situation evolves.

 If you would like to submit a public comment for City Council meetings remotely please call the City Clerk at 651-747-3911 or email 

For more information about the outbreak please refer to Washington County or Minnesota Department of Health

Spring Road Restrictions

Spring road restrictions start Friday, March 6, 2020 at 12:01 AM on Lake Elmo City Streets.

View the Spring Road Restrictions Map here

The Sheriff's Department is Looking for Help from Lake Elmo Business Owners

As a member of the Washington County business community, your business name, address and phone number, along with a current list of key holders, is maintained by local law enforcement and other emergency personnel.

City and 3M Agree in Principle to Settlement

The City of Lake Elmo and 3M Company, Inc (3M) are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement in principle to settle the lawsuit that is pending between them in United State District Court.