Public Works Department

Sidewalk Inspections
1901 E. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 673-2420

Sidewalk Repair Options

The cost of the construction and repair of the public sidewalks in the City of Minneapolis is the responsibility of the adjacent property owner. The Sidewalk Inspections office oversees the inspection and repair of public sidewalks.

When property owners receive a sidewalk repair notice, they have two options:

  1. Hire a private sidewalk contractor to do the required repairs
  2. Allow the City-hired contractor to repair the sidewalk, and have the City bill for the cost of replacement.  This is the default option; if the property owner does nothing, the work will then default to the City-hired contractor.

Reference City Ordinance 427.

Private Contractors

City-Hired Contractor


Last updated Nov 2, 2020



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