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Minneapolis City Hall, Room 1A
350 South 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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Administrative Hearings
250 South 4th Street, Room 400
Minneapolis, MN 55415

(612) 673-2306

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Types of Hearings

The Administrative Hearings program deals with the types of fines and fees listed below. See a description of the hearing process.

Administrative Citation

A citation is issued by a City official for violations of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances and some Minnesota Rules and Statutes. It’s an administrative fine, issued instead of a criminal citation. Generally, a citation follows an order to correct letter, but they can be issued immediately in certain cases. A citation is appealable by written objection up to twenty-five (25) days after the issue date. Please note that even when an appeal is filed or the citation is paid, the City is able to continue issuing additional citations until the order is completed.

Utility Billing

A Utility Billing customer may notify the City of a billing dispute within 90 days of a bill. The department will investigate the complaint and make an effort to resolve it. If the complaint isn't resolved administratively, it may proceed to a formal complaint and go to a hearing. 

Special Assessment

There are several types of assessments:

In all cases, the property taxpayer or rental property contact will receive a notice of intent to assess letter and, if they wish to appeal, must file a written objection no later than fifteen (15) days before the hearing date listed in the notice. A special assessment is also sometimes referred to as a levy.

For more information on Administrative Hearings, see Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Chapter 2: Administrative Enforcement and Hearing Process


Last updated Jun 26, 2019



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