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201 4th Street SE
Room 247
Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

Phone: 507-328-2100
Fax: 507-328-2727

Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Department Contacts

City Attorney Frequently Asked Questions

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General Questions

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  • How do I get a marriage certificate, passport, birth certificate, or driver's license renewal?

  • I want to build a fence on my property. Do I need a permit and what are the requirements?

  • How do I get a residential parking permit?

  • What are my rights concerning a boundary tree or a neighbor's property that encroaches onto my property?

  • Who do I contact to complain about the condition of my neighbor's property?

Criminal Services Questions

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  • Who does the City Attorney's office represent?

  • I cannot afford to pay a fine. What are my options?

  • I received a traffic ticket. I'm concerned about my driving record, insurance costs, etc. How can I keep this ticket off of my record? Does the City offer some type of "safe driving class?"

  • I received a ticket for driving after suspension/revocation/cancellation. My driver's license is now valid. What can I do about my ticket?

  • I want to talk to a prosecutor about my case. When can I do that?

  • I am charged with a petty misdemeanor. Can I apply for a public defender?

  • I cannot afford to hire a lawyer. What are my options?

  • I do not have an attorney. Can a lawyer from the City Attorney's office help me?