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Mobile Food Stores Ordinance Amendment
A public hearing is scheduled on June 19, 2018 related to Mobile Food Stores. If the ordinance amendment is approved, Grocery Trucks may park on the street.
Innovative and Emerging Small Business Pilot Program Ordinance Amendment
A public hearing is scheduled on July 10, 2018 requesting a new chapter entitled Innovative and Emerging Small Business Pilot Program. If approved, emerging and innovative small businesses may apply for a permit to operate while the city considers if and how to amend policies and ordinances.
New License Required
Short-Term Rental Hosting Platform Application is required for internet sites which advertise rental dwelling units for property owners and collect a fee for booking services.
A Rental License or Registration is required if a dwelling unit (room, full or partial house/apartment), is rented for periods of 30 days or less.
Meet our Staff
Business Licenses Inspectors meet with neighborhood groups and the business community throughout the year.
Meeting schedules are available for
Business Advisory Committee
LINC (Liquor Industry & the City)
Business License Information Program (BLIP)Brochures and videos for business owners, license applicants, and customers are available in our electronic library.
Information is also available in Español, Hmoob, and Soomaaliga. Topics include
- Hailing a Taxi
- Hiring a Contractor
- Hosting a Catered Event, and more.
Working to ensure the safety, health, and livability of our community through regulation, enforcement and education.
Information in Other Languages: Yog xav paub ntau tshaj no, hu (612) 673-2800. Macluumaad dheeri ah, kala soo xiriir (612) 673-3500. Para mas información llame al (612) 673-2700.
Last updated Jun 12, 2018