To make sure businesses in Minneapolis are operating in a safe way that reflects the values of our community, the City Council passes ordinances that regulate certain aspects of business operations. For ordinance-related questions, contact your business licensing inspector.
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Business ordinances include:
- Minimum Wage
- Sick & Safe Time
- Wage Theft Prevention
- Green to Go
Menthol tobacco sales
The City restricts the sale of these tobacco products:
Only Exclusive Tobacco Dealers and Off Sale Liquor Stores can sell these products.
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Full Minneapolis Code of Ordinances
For full details on the ordinances above and other regulations that apply to your business, see Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 13 for Licenses and Business Regulations.