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Amplified Music

Amplified Sound Permit required.  Contact the Environmental Services Division, 612-673-3867. No person shall use or maintain any outside sound amplifying equipment except without a permit.

A daytime permit is required for outside sound amplifying equipment used between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. An extended hours permit shall be required for outside sound amplifying equipment used outside of the hours specified.

Sound measured off the property where the equipment is allowed under the permit shall never be more than fifteen (15) dB(A) above the ambient noise level.
Permits shall be obtained in advance.

Submit applications to the Minneapolis Development Review Office at 250 S. 4th Street, Room 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415. Parking is available.

Fees are available in the License Fee Schedule on our website.

Contact Environmental Management

For more information, email or call Jim Doten at [email protected] or 612-673-3595 for permit or code related information.

Environmental Management Office
Public Service Center
250 S. 4th Street, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: 612-673-3000 or 311

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Last updated Aug 22, 2019



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