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What are Critical Parking Areas?

Critical parking areas are residential on-street permit parking areas that are intended to provide relief to neighborhood residents from parked vehicles by persons who have no association with the residents or businesses in the neighborhood.

For details visit the critical parking page.

Ordinance details

Minneapolis Ordinance (Title 18, Chapter 478) states that no Critical Parking Area may be established unless the following findings have been made as determined by an engineering study from the Minneapolis Public Works Department:

Critical parking area maps

Check the interactive Critical Parking Area Map to verify that you live in, or your business is in, a designated area (please note: Visitor and service permits are allowed in most areas with the exception of Areas 7, 9, 10 and the schools and fraternities). Maps for each individual area in PDF format are available below.


Last updated Oct 10, 2019



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