Notice of Public Hearing – Zoning Code Amendment


Amending Titles 20 and 22 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances

The Purpose of the Amendments is to authorize residential uses with up to three units on properties in lower-density zoning districts and amend standards related to building bulk, lot size, required yards, setbacks, and other development standards and to limit lot combinations in lower-density zoning districts.

To view the Ordinance Code chapters under consideration for amendment, the full public hearing notice can be found here.

The full Planning Department staff report can be found here.

Date: Monday, October 7th, 2019

Time: 4:30pm

Location: City Hall Room 317 – 350 S. 5th St., Minneapolis, MN

Interested parties are invited to attend and be heard. Planning Department staff will issue a recommendation to the Planning Commission. After hearing from the public, the Planning Commission will make a determination based on required legal findings of fact. Please visit for the agenda with staff reports (web page will be updated by the end of the day Wednesday prior to the meeting date).

If you have questions about the project please contact the City staff person listed below. If you would like to submit comments, you can make them verbally at the meeting or submit them in writing to:

Janelle Widmeier, Principal Planner

Address: 250 S. 4th St. Room 300, Minnneapoolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 673-3156


Public Hearing Notice: Annual License Fee Adjustment

Date:  July 30, 2019

Time: 1:30 pm or shortly after

Location: Minneapolis City Hall, Room 317 – 350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN  55415

Purpose: The Economic Development and Regulatory Services Committee of the Minneapolis City Council will consider adjusting fees listed on the License Fee Schedule.  Staff is recommending a 2% inflationary adjustment, rounding each license to the nearest $5, for fees on the License Fee Schedule. Licenses excluded from the inflationary increase are listed below:

  • Pet adoption fees
  • Fees with state statutory limits (some of the liquor licenses, vending machines)
  • Some licenses and permits for charitable organizations/purposes
  • Taxis

Here is a copy of the 2020 proposed license fees (June 21, 2019).

You are invited to attend, express your opinions, and/or submit such in writing by contacting:  or 612-673-2083.

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats, contact the Licenses and Consumer Services Division at 612-673-2080.  People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 or 612-673-3000.  TTY users call 612-673-2157.

Information in Other Languages:  Para asistencia 612-673-2700 – Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 – Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.