There are three County owned pits that are known for the presence of agates. A permit is available to grant permission to enter the Hatchery Pit, Soo Line Pit and Airport Pit for the purpose of searching for and collecting agates and other semi-precious stones.
Minnesota Statutes authorize the road authority to regulate, by permit, the moving of a vehicle or combination of vehicles of a size or weight of vehicle or load exceeding the maximum specified in Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 169, exceeding the gross weight for which the vehicle is registered.
Minnesota Statutes authorize the road authority to regulate by permit any activity occurring within the public road right-of-way. This includes installation and maintenance of public utility facilities and activities by public agencies and private companies and individuals.