Welcome to the Department of Planning & Water Management. This Department has two major areas, 1) planning management and 2) water management, each with different responsibilities.
The Planning Department is responsible for the development, maintenance & implementation of the County County Comprehensive Plan including the 2030 plan update. The following links will take you to plans and projects done through Planning Management.
The Water Management Organization is the water management authority for the Bevens, Carver, East & West Chaska, Pioneer Creek and Crow River watersheds. This department is responsible for the administration of five watersheds through the development and implementation of the Carver County Water Management Plan. The Department administers and enforces the Water Management Rules and is the lead agency on a variety of water related projects in cooperation with Environmental Services, Land Management, MN Extension, and the Carver SWCD.