Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

The Leech Lake Indian Reservation has a land-base encompassing areas within Beltrami, Cass, Hubbard, and Itasca counties.  Consists of three major bodies of water and home to the Chippewa National Forest, the Leech Lake Indian Reservation is rich with natural resources and pristine enivornments.  

Below are current and past projects conducted or assisted by the Tribal Development Division.  Information will be updated as they become available.  Please click the titles below to access general information about each project.

Projects Quick Links:

Planning Ordinance Section 4.2.1. Type of General Plans

  1. The General Plan shall consist of, but shall not be limited to:
  2. Administrative Plan
  3. Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)
  4. Comprehensive Community Development Strategy
  5. Comprehensive Land Use Plan; Zoning Specific
  6. DRM Natural Resources Plan
  7. Transportation Plan
  8. Strategic Land Acquisition Plan
  9. Emergency Management Plan
  10. Communication Plan
  11. Technology Plan MIS
  12. Integrated Technology Plan Reservation Wide
  13. Education Plan
  14. Language and Culture Revitalization
  15. Workforce Development Plan
  16. Energy Plan
  17. Comprehensive Youth Development Strategy Plan
  18. Integrated Affordable Housing Strategy: a) HA NAHSDA 5 yr. Plan, b) Homeless and Transitional Living Plan
  19. Capital Improvement Program

Band Program and Service Priorities

  1. Social Problems
  2. Land Issues
  3. Housing
  4. Jobs
  5. Education
  6. Capital Needs/Improvements

Leech Lake Reservation and Foundation Partnership Priorities

  1. Early Childhood Education
  2. Economic Development
  3. Education/Workforce Development
  4. Youth Development/Leadership
  5. Capacity Building



For more information, please view the following files:

Planning Ordinance / Planning Resolution


Database/Information System


Emergency Management


Capital Plan

Resource Plan

Construction Manual

Construction Company


Tourism Study