Sample Notification Letter
To: City Council Members, Business Associations, and Neighborhood Organizations
Locate the ward
your new business is located.
3. Prepare a written communication. A sample is below. Attach a copy of your business plan including supporting documents, if applicable. Propriety information may be redacted.
Council Member _______________
307 City Hall
350 S. 5th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Dear Council Member__________________:
I am planning to open a new ________________ (restaurant) called _______________ (the ABC Diner) in your ward. I have already arranged to lease the property at _____________________________ (address and or location: 220 First Avenue on the southwest corner at the corner of Second Street).
The (ABC Diner) will include (other specifics about the license and/or premises such as an outdoor seating area in the rear of the building for example). We plan on serving (menu description: a full menu of American cuisine, for example) in addition to (serving/selling alcoholic beverages, hosting private events.) We are pursuing a (License Type(s): On Sale Liquor, General Entertainment License. The space includes (any other specifics such as a stage perfect for dinner theater.)
I already have contacted the Zoning, Environmental Health and Licenses Divisions to determine the requirements for opening this business. Please feel free to call me with your concerns or suggestions regarding this project.
Attachment: Company Business Plan
Last updated Aug 14, 2019