Frequently Asked Questions


 What are the City Hall office hours?

Our hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, except Holidays.

 Does the City of Warren have recycling?

Yes, the City of Warren does have recycling The site is located on 1st Street, between Fletcher Avenue and Bridge Ave. The bins accept plastic, newspaper, magazines, aluminum and steel. Please recycle and help by putting items in the correct bin. The bins are clearly marked with directions. Thank you for helping keep the community green.

We also have curbside recycling for our residents which is dumped once a month.  If you have any questions regarding it, please call City Hall at 745-5343.

 What happens to the garbage schedule when there is a holiday?

If a holiday falls on a scheduled garbage pickup day, please check the yearly calendar.

 What are the utility payment options?

  • Cash or Check
  • ACH Withdrawal
  • Online
  • Credit Card
  • Free Online Bill Pay with your bank

 Does the city have any housing incentives?

The city does have incentives for buying and building homes in the city. Warren is a great place to call "Your New Hometown".

 How do I inform the office of any updates to my account?

Call our office at 218-745-5343 with any utility account updates.

You may also email

 Does the City of Warren require building permits?

The City of Warren requires building permits for any construction, remodeling and installing of fences. Some items do not require a building permit such as putting in cabinets, carpet, paint, etc. If you are not sure if you need one, please call the city office at 218-745-5343. 

Building Inspector
Greg Hufnagle, City of Warren
Warren Office: 218-745-5343
Cell: 218-201-2587

Electrical Inspector
Glenn Erickson, State of MN
Office: 218-681-1803
Cell: 218-689-3763

 Does Warren require a Transient License?

Yes, the City of Warren requires a license for peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants. The license can be acquired at City Hall, 120 E. Bridge Ave. between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Ordinance Chapter V, Part 4A & 4B explains the ordinance and regulations regarding a transient license.
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