Planning Division General Information
Description: The primary functions of the Planning Department are:

  • To provide information and public policy options to elected officials based on sound research and analysis

  • To develop and maintain the City's comprehensive plan, to plan for geographic areas

Where can I get more information?

The Preservation and Design Team within CPED-Planning provides preservation related services to within Minneapolis local government. There are three ways to get more information:

  • Phone information is available by calling 3-1-1 in Minneapolis. If you’re calling outside Minneapolis, please dial (612) 673-3000.

  • Walk-in consultation is available at the Minneapolis Development Review Counter, 250 South 4th Street, Minneapolis, Room 300. Preservation staff is available at the MDR counter Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Customers requiring Preservation & Design services must sign-in by 3:30 PM. For more details, see the MDR Website.

Phone: (612) 673-2597
Fax: (612) 673-2728
TTY: (612) 673-2157
Web Address:
Listed Services: Heritage Preservation Commission
City Planning Commission
Community Planning
The Minneapolis Plan
Zoning Board of Adjustment
Street Address: Public Service Center
250 S 4th St Room 110
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Mailing Address: Public Service Center
250 S 4th St Room 110
Minneapolis, MN 55415



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For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats, contact 311.
People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000.
TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.