Heritage Preservation application packet

You must request approval before making changes to a historic property. Use this application to make the request.

What to know

This 8-page document includes:

  • Outline of Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Regulations that govern application procedures
  • Checklist of general application requirements 
  • Specific application requirements for:
    • Certificate of Appropriateness
    • Demolition of Historic Resource
    • Historic Variance
  • Links to resources
  • Fee worksheet
  • Heritage Preservation Commission application worksheet and application form

You must follow the instructions on this document to apply for any of the following.

  • Certificate of Appropriateness
  • Demolition of a Historic Resource
  • Historic Variance


How it works

Call us to get started

Someone from our staff will guide you through the application and review process.

See the review process

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When we receive your application

  • We'll review it and email you within 15 days.
  • If your application is incomplete, we'll ask for more information.
  • If your application is complete, we'll schedule your item for public hearing.


Contact us

Andrea Burke

Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415