Sunfish Lake City Code

SECTION 1102.01  Purpose: 

The purpose of the Environmental Policy Ordinance of the City of Sunfish Lake Minnesota is:

a)To declare a City policy that will encourage productive and enjoyable harmony between man and his environment.

b)To promote efforts that will prevent or eliminate damage to the environment and biosphere and stimulate the health and welfare of man.

c)To enrich the understanding of the ecological systems and natural resources important to the City of Sunfish Lake, to the State of Minnesota, and to the United States of America.

d)To develop policies inductive to orderly, progressive and profitable development taking into consideration the ecological factors affecting the City of Sunfish Lake.

e)To preserve the semi-rural low density residential character of the City by application of environmental policies.


SECTION 1102.02  Detailed Statement Required:

Where there is potential for significant environmental affects or where deemed necessary by the City Council resulting from any governmental action or from any private action, such action shall be preceded by a detailed statement submitted to the City Council and prepared by the responsible person, covering but not limited to the environmental impact of the proposed action, including any pollution, impairment or destruction of the air, water, land or other natural resources located within the City.


We are a small community proud of our heritage and committed to the preservation of our pristine, rural character. We cherish our privacy, yet know we are part of a thriving Dakota County and the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area. With these partnerships in mind, we strive to preserve that unique spirit which is Sunfish Lake, Minnesota.