Emergency Regulation
Issued pursuant to MCO Section 128.60

I, Jacob Frey, Mayor of the City of Minneapolis, subject to the authority granted to me pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Ch. 12.29, and Minneapolis Code of Ordinances (MCO), Sections 128.50 and 128.60 do hereby proclaim the following Emergency Regulation:

Proclamation of the Mayor
Emergency Regulation No. 2020-10

Whereas, on March 16, 2020, I declared a local public health emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the City of Minneapolis and assumed executive responsibilities attendant thereto; and

Whereas, pursuant to the authority granted to me pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Ch. 12.29, and Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Sections 128.50 and 128.60, I am authorized to promulgate emergency regulations to protect the public health, safety, and welfare during this declared emergency; and

Whereas, it is a priority that race and equity be of paramount consideration in enacting and carrying out emergency regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic; and

Whereas, on March 17, 2020, I promulgated Emergency Regulation No. 2020-4, which temporarily prohibited the City from accepting or processing new land use applications during the declared local public health emergency; and

Whereas, the City has now developed the technological capacity to conduct required public hearings on land use matters in a virtual, remote fashion.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jacob Frey, Mayor of the City of Minneapolis, do hereby order the following emergency regulation:

Emergency Regulation 2020-4 is hereby rescinded as of Friday, April 10, 2020, and new land use applications can be accepted going forward.

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Last updated Apr 9, 2020

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