Parklet application process

Complete the application steps to host a city-owned parklet.

Before you apply

Read the parklet manual

Before you apply, please read the following

Parklet program application manual

Reading this will help you understand the program requirements.

How to apply

Step 1

Submit the eligibility checklist

Applicants must first submit online the proposed parklet or street cafe site eligibility checklist. You must submit this prior to submitting an application.

Fill out the eligibility checklist

Step 2

We'll review your eligibility

Once we’ve received your checklist, our staff will be in contact with you in a few days via the email address requested in the form.

City staff will review proposed sites for

  • Potential conflict with upcoming street projects
  • Traffic patterns
  • Street regulations
  • Roadway geometry
  • Operational considerations
Step 3

Complete the parklet application

After we confirm that your proposed site is eligible, you are invited to complete a parklet application.

Parklet application

Contact us

Kaitlyn Denten

Associate Transportation Planner
Public Works



Craig Eliason

Street Cafe Program Manager
Community Planning & Economic Development



Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415