Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What hours are City Hall open?

A. 8:00am to 4:30pm CST


Q. How do I contact City Hall?

A. Our telephone number is 320-269-6575. You can also email us at


Q. Who can list their events on Channel 180?

A. Only non-profit organizations may list their events on Channel 180. If you would like to list your event email your information to or call 320-269-9375.


Q. I would like to camp in Lagoon Park. When is it open and how much does it cost?

A. Lagoon Park is open from May 1st – November 1st each year. It costs $35.00 per night to camp. Online Reservations


Q. Where can I get a building permit?

A. A full listing of our permits is located here on our website. You can also contact the Building Department at City Hall at 320-269-6575.


Q. What are the Utility Service Providers in Montevideo and how do I contact them?

A. City of Montevideo Sewer and Water- 320-269-6575

 City of Montevideo Garbage Collection (to line up weekly service, purchase additional  garbage tags, and make payments to City Hall)- 320-269-6575

Tostenson’s (Rent Dumpsters and City Garbage Dump Site)- 320-269-7243

Great Plains Natural Gas-1-877-267-4764

Xcel Energy- 800-895-4999

Charter Communications- 888-438-2427


Q. Who do I call to mark my utility lines?

A. Gopher One will mark your utility lines for no charge. Go to or call 800-252-1166 or 651- 454-0002.


Q. What is the phone number for the State Electrical Inspector?

A. Bruce Haugen- 320- 235-0561


Q. Where is the License Bureau and how do I get a hold of them?

A. The Chippewa County License Bureau information is:

            Open: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

            Located at: 629 North 11th Street, Montevideo, MN 56265

            Telephone: 320-269-6035

            Fax: 320-269-8120


Q. Who do I call for a bus ride in Montevideo?

A. Prairie Five Rides can be contacted at (320) 269-6578.