Permits and Applications

Alarm Permit

The City of Elk River adopted an alarm ordinance in 2009 requiring permits for residential and commercial alarm systems that are -monitored by a third party. Please contact the Elk River Police Department at 763-635-1260 for further information on how to obtain this permit.

Gun Permit 

Update: March 23, 2020

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Elk River Police Department will not be accepting walk-in Permit to Purchase applications until further notice. Applications can be submitted using the following methods:

  • Fax it to 763-635-1250
  • Email
  • USPS -  13077 Orono Parkway, Elk River, MN 55330

A Minnesota Uniform Firearm application must be completely filled out and submitted to the Elk River Police Department. You must be an Elk River resident to qualify. There is a seven (7) day waiting period before a permit will be issued to qualifying individuals. The seven-day waiting period will begin the day we receive the application in one of the above methods.

Hunting Application

Click here for the 2019 Deer Herd Management Archery Hunt information and application.

Update: April 2, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Elk River Police Department will not be accepting walk-in Landowner Permission Slip applications until further notice. Applications must be downloaded from the link below, completed and then submitted to Sergeant Block via email. Once processed they will be emailed back to the same email they were submitted with.

Click here for the 2020 landowner permission slip and a hunting land map.

Request for Reserve Officer Support

Click here if you are a business or organization requesting support from and Elk River Police Reserve Officer.