Tax-forfeited land reviews

Lands


County tax-forfeited land sale review packet

Please Note:

If the parcel contains over 150 feet of waterfront, it is withdrawn from sale (Minn.Stat., sec.282.018, subd.1). The sale of this parcel will require legislation. For information on this process, contact Susan Damon, Attorney, DNR Lands and Minerals at 651-259-5961.

Parcels requiring DNR review:

To determine whether or not a parcel will require DNR review, the County may refer to the summary of statutory authority granted to DNR for the review of proposed land sales

If the County has made the determination that a review is required, the DNR requests that the County submit the following information which would be helpful in completing a timely review of the tax-forfeited land sale packet.

  1. A list itemizing each tax-forfeited parcel being submitted for review, including the following for each parcel:
    • parcel ID number
    • complete legal description (includes: lot, block, government forties, section, township, range, acreage)
  2. Plat or subdivision maps and/or aerial map identifying location of parcel. In addition, if parcel is located on public water, identify length of waterfront footage. (see map examples)
  3. Any additional information that the county may have available relating to the parcels to be reviewed.

Please send the completed tax-forfeited land sale review packet to the Lands and Minerals Regional Operations Supervisor in your area.