Community Planning & Economic Development

Business Licenses & Consumer Services
505 S Fourth Ave, Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: 612-673-2080


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2 am License Application

Background Records

Business Associations

Certified Food Protection Manager

City Council Members

Company License Authorization Form (Tow Trucks, Pedal Cars, Pedicabs)

Competency Cards

Department of Labor and Industry

Electronic Signature Disclosure

Electronic Signature Disclosure (pdf)

Entertainment Classes, Defined

Data Privacy Advisory

Federal Tax ID Number

Federal Tax Stamp

Floor Plan Sample

Food Manager Certification

Food Plan Review Application

Forms for Registering a Doing Business As (Assumed) Name

Hennepin County

Identification Cards


Insurance, Liquor

Insurance, Taxi

Insurance, Temporary Liquor

License Fees


Massage, Commercial Plan Review Form

Massage, Commercial Plan Review Instructions

Minneapolis Development Review (MDR)

Minnesota Buyers Card Application 

Minnesota Food Code

Minnesota Sales Tax ID Number

Neighborhood Organizations

Photo Requirements 

Sample Notification Letter

Sample Notification Letter /Temporary Expansion or Temporary Extended Hours

SAC: Sewer Availability Charge

Sidewalk Cafe Sample Diagram

Sidewalk Cafe Standards

Surveillance Cameras

State of Minnesota

Taxi Company License Authorization Form 


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For reasonable accommodations, or alternative formats, call or email 311. People who are deaf, or hard of hearing, can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.



Last updated Dec 2, 2020



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