Knox County 2018 Plat Books are Here!  
The new 2018 edition of the Knox County Plat Book is now available for purchase at the Knox County Commissionerís office. Premium wall maps are also available. For more information contact the office at (660) 397-2688.Traditional landownership maps by township and range, a landowner index for easy cross referencing, and other county information are all available in the new edition. This book features the new enhanced LiDAR aerial view maps opposite the landownership map pages, which is the 3D effect showing the actual topography of the land. Visit for digital versions of Knox County landowner maps. Mapping Solutions is the publisher.
Prices: Plat Books $35 each; Wall Maps $45 each
Sever Lakes Permitting Updates  
The Knox County Commission is currently reviewing the Firearm Permitting Process. There will be NO Firearm Permits issued in 2017.
On May 31st, 2013 the Knox County Commission passed Ordinance No. 2013-01. This ordinance governs the use of the Hurdland and Baring Sever Recreational Areas. The ordinance prohibits the use of firearms and fireworks. Camping, archery hunting, and trapping are allowed, but by permit only from the Knox County Commission. Permits may be obtained in the Knox County Commissioners' office on Monday thru Friday from the hours of 8:30 a.m.- noon and 1:00-4:00 p.m.

A complete copy of this ordinance and maps of the Hurdland and Baring Sever Recreational Areas can be found on our Documents page:Documents
For a listing of Missouri Conservation Areas open to the public for firearm season please go to our Area Information page:
Local Emergency Management News  
Effective November 14, 2012, the National Incident Management System template is the official emergency management system for Knox County and its supporting emergency response organizations. This template establishes common terminology and structures that will standardize emergency response within the county, as well as coordination with neighboring counties and state-level agencies. The Knox County Emergency Management Director (or Presiding Commissioner in his absence) is responsible for oversight and training management programs in support of this initiative. This decree has no expiration date.
CAFO Ordinance and Amendment Posted  
The CAFO Ordinance and Amendment have been posted in our Documents area: