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Intentional Communities

In Minneapolis, the maximum occupancy of dwelling units is regulated by the zoning code. An intentional community allows for some flexibility in the occupancy limit, letting groups of individuals exceed the zoning maximum if they meet additional requirements. 


The intentional community:

In addition:

Rental properties may be operated as intentional communities, but landlords are limited to a single intentional community. If a landlord has any Tier II or Tier III rental properties, they're not eligible to operate an intentional community.

For more information, call 612-673-3000.


You may fill out the application electronically, but it does need to be submitted in person at the Minneapolis Development Review counter. Staff is available to notarize the application.

Please review the application and the instructions carefully. 

Last updated Apr 5, 2019



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