Access Permits

An Access Permit is required for any new driveway, field entrance, street, or commercial access on Anoka County road. If a change in the use of property that is adjacent to the county road occurs, the county has the right to review access to the county road and require a new permit.

How to Apply

A Site Review must be performed by the Anoka County Traffic Department prior to the issuance of an Access Permit. Submit a written request and detailed sketch to the Anoka County Highway Department, ATTN: Traffic Department.

Application Policies

Street or Drive Access Permit Fees

  • Residential Driveway or Field Entrance: $175
  • Commercial Access $250

Culvert Pipes

A culvert pipe is generally required unless curb is present. The permit holder is required to provide a pipe that meets county standards. 

For more information or if you have questions, please contact the Anoka County Permits Office at 763-324-3176, or via email at

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