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A permanent prescription disposal box is available as a service to the public in the lobby of the Martin County Law Enforcement Center, 201 Lake Avenue, Fairmont, MN.


Our Mission: Martin County Government is to provide efficient and quality service to taxpayers and customers, utilizing partnerships, communication, and cooperation.

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Fall lakeside view from Courthouse.

Student Government Day 2019

Fishing on one of the many beautiful lakes in Martin County!

Budd Lake Sunset

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News Alerts!

Martin County offices closed to the public until further notice.

Beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020, Martin County offices will be closed to the public until further notice. County services and operations will continue to be provided as deemed necessary, by telephone, email or special appointment. Contact Information.

Martin County Recorder's Office.

Martin County Recorder's office is no longer accepting Passport Applications at this time due to the mandatory closing of our offices to the public. Should you have any questions about passports please call 507-238-3213. Thank you.

Current County News

Property Tax Estimated Market Value Appeals:

Local Board of Appeal Meetings Call In Option for meetings scheduled April 6 – 9, 2020.The following Townships have a conference call option to assist in appealing your 2021 Estimated Market Value:Elm Creek, Fox Lake, Fraser, Jay, Lake Belt, Lake...

Martin County Assessors Office

Valuation Notices and Property Tax Statements were mailed starting March 20th.  Please contact County Assessor 507-238-3210 with value, classification and homestead questions, or County Auditor 507-238-3211 with Tax and Special Assessment Questions.  Taxes can be paid online or dropped off...


*IMPORTANT PROPERTY TAX HOMESTEAD NOTICE* This will affect your 2020 property taxes and eligibility for Property Tax Refund.  Have you purchased or moved into a property in the past year? Contact your county assessor to file a homestead application...


REMINDER:   *IMPORTANT PROPERTY TAX HOMESTEAD NOTICE* ALL homestead applications must be received by December 16, 2019 to qualify for Homestead market value exclusion for taxes paid in 2020. Applications received after that will not qualify for homestead until 2021...


COUNTY SPOT SPRAYING FOR NOXIOUS WEEDS The Martin County Highway Department will soon begin spot spraying for noxious weeds in county road ditches. The weed spray the County uses is non-toxic to livestock. It is recommended to wait 14 days...


PLANTING, PLOWING & DRIVEWAYS IN COUNTY RIGHT-OF-WAY Please be advised that planting and plowing within the highway right-of-way as well as depositing field rocks is in violation of Minnesota Statute 160.27, as is removing, injuring or displacing right-of-way markers. Also...

2019 Manure Application Advertisement

PLANNING TO APPLY MANURE? The following setbacks shall be maintained during the application of manureClick here for Public Advertisement

Building Permit Advertisement

Residents of Martin County are reminded a BUILDING PERMIT is required PRIOR to constructing, moving-in a structure, or adding-on to an existing building. Click here for Public Advertisement.