Pennock - A Community with Pride

Welcome to the City of Pennock website. The City of Pennock is a small friendly community
with a population of 508, located 5 miles west of Willmar on Hwy 12.


Pennock Businesses

We have several businesses throughout Pennock. The Pit Stop, seen here in this photo,
is located at the intersection of HWY 12 and County Road 1.


Pennock History

The village of Pennock was originally known as St Johns. There were, however, two St Johns
stations on the great Northern, so in the fall of 1891, the name was changed to Pennock....



City Ordinances

Amended Ordinances


City Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer
Dawn Johnson - 320-599-4546
Kevin Crowley - 320-599-4182

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  • GovPayNet

    GovPayNet – Make Payments Simply
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    You can pay your City of Pennock Utilities online with GovPayNet - Click here

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  • Junk Motor Vehicles

    Junk Motor Vehicles – The City does have a junk motor vehicle ordinance. Take a look at your license tabs and make sure that they are current. Otherwise you will need to get current tabs or please remove the vehicle from the property.

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  • Mowing

    Mowing – When mowing, please do not mow grass in the streets.

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  • Water Report

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  • Pet License

    Pet License – All dog and cat licenses shall be issued for one year beginning with the first day of April of each year. Application for license may be made 30 days prior to the first day of April of each year. Cost of a license is $5.00 per animal along with proof of rabies vaccination.


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  • Brush Site

    Brush Site – For City of Pennock residents. It is for leaves and brush.  When dumping leaves, please do not leave garbage bags at the sight, please empty and take with you. 

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  • Building Permits

    Building Permit applications should be submitted to the City Office.  Below is a link to the permit if you would like to fill it out in advance.

    You are required to obtain a building permit for:

    • Re-roofing
    • Re-siding
    • Decks and Porches
    • Windows/Doors
    • Remodels


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  • Community Center Rental

    Community Center Rental – If you are wanting to rent the Pennock Community Center. Contact the City Office at 320-599-4546.


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  • Sump Pump

    Sump Pumps – All sump pumps must discharge to the outside of your home. It is against the City Ordinance to have it connected into the sanitary sewer system. All violators will be fined.


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Kevin Crowley
Kevin CrowleyMayor
Dawn Johnson
Dawn JohnsonCity Administrator

City Office

205 NW 2nd Street
PO Box 159
Pennock, MN 56279
Ph: 320.599.4546
Contact Us

City Office Hours:

Monday - 7:30am - 12:30pm
Tuesday - 7:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday - Closed
Thursday - 7:30am - 12:30pm
Friday - 7:30am - 12:30pm