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Minneapolis Street Lighting
Policy and Information

The Minneapolis Public Works Department has finalizing its Street Lighting Policy and Program which has been in the development process for several years.

Street Lighting Policy (pdf)

Street Lighting Policy Highlights (pdf)


The City of Minneapolis Street Lighting Policy and Program will support the City’s efforts around livable communities and urban development. Appropriate lighting levels are a security and safety issue.

A policy will help to ensure that all areas of Minneapolis receive consistent treatment, and will give clear guidance to elected officials, residents, developers, and the Department of Public Works on all aspects of street lighting system installation and maintenance.

The policy and program addresses a number of issues including:

The Street Lighting Policy objectives are:

Last updated May 4, 2010

Last updated Sep 27, 2011