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Solid Waste & Recycling FAQs | Content Page

Not sure where something goes? Ask the Waste Wizard! What do I do with old paint? Where can I donate good quality shoes, books, clothes, appliances, etc.? Where can I find the Solid Waste fee schedule? How do I know if something is recyclable? How do I safely dispose of sharps and needles? What do...

License Center FAQ‘s | Content Page

What if I did not receive a renewal notice for my vehicle registration? Please bring in your license plate number and we can do a search for your renewal record. Why is proof of insurance now required for renewing/registering a motor vehicle? It is mandated by the State of Minnesota. For more information, please visit: Insurance...

Recorder FAQ | Content Page

Land FAQ What is the difference between Abstract and Torrens property? What are the different types of deeds? How do I record a land document? How do I  get copy of land document? Top reasons to reject a document: What does it cost to record a deed? How do I remove a persons name from...

Assessor FAQ | Content Page

Why does the estimated market value of my property go up when I have made no improvements? Answer What effect does the construction of large, expensive homes in my neighborhood have on my value and taxes? Answer Do your estimated market values ever go down? Answer If I pay less for my property than the Assessor’s market value, will my value be reduced to the amount I paid? Answer If I feel my property value is too high or my property is incorrectly classified, what can I do? Answer How close to the actual market does the Assessor’s Market value have to be? Answer With all new buildings being built and all the increases in value for the property, why don’t property taxes go down? Answer How often is the Assessor required to value my property? Answer What are the requirements for homestead classification? Answer Why are taxes on lakeshore property higher than off-lake property? Answer

Jail FAQ‘s | Content Page

When will the inmate go to court after arrested? First appearances are scheduled through Court Administration. Please contact them for further information. Once arrested, the inmate has 48 hours to be seen by or have their arrest reviewed by a judge.  This is called their First appearance hearing.  You may attend this hearing, which is held...

REAL IDS | News Post

an additional four years would be added to the expiration date. Fee information is available on the REAL ID FAQ page. Remember: There’s no need to rush to get a REAL ID- compliant card. You can use your standard license or ID card for federal purposes, including boarding domestic flights, until October 1, 2020. What You Need to Bring...

Criminal Proceedings | Content Page

Our attorneys represent the state in prosecuting designated misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes and all felonies alleged to have been committed in Otter Tail County. Felony crimes are the most serious crimes, including severe assaults, rape, robbery and murder, which are punishable by a year or more in prison. Hearings Arraignment; Rule 5 Hearing; First...

Civil Proceedings | Content Page

We provide legal counsel to county government. This includes legal advice and representation to the Board of Commissioners and the various county departments. In addition, we address specific legal concerns that arise for Otter Tail County, such as day-to-day operations, compliance, contracts to obtain the goods, services and facilities needed for serving the public, litigation...

License Center | Department

Open Monday-Friday 8AM-4:30PM Please Note: Title Transfers and Driver’s Licenses are Not Processed After 4 PM Enhanced Driver’s License are only processed W-F 9AM to 3PM Services Driver’s Licenses Driver’s Instruction Permits MN State ID Cards REAL IDs/Enhanced IDs Motor Vehicle Titles License Tabs License Plates ATV, Boat, or Snowmobile Registration Payment Options Our License...

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