Parking lots

Places that charge for parking must be licensed by the City.

Before you begin, look at our instructions on how to apply for a business license.

Learn how to apply for a business license

License applications

  • Parking Lots - Any open air place with 10 or more parking spaces.
  • Free Parking Lot - We do not require a license for parking lots that do not charge a fee. Examples include employee or customer parking lot.
  • Parking Lot Class C - Temporary Events - A parking lot near the TCF stadium with event parking for up to 15 days per year.

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Contact us

Business Licenses & Consumer Services

Inspector Julie Casey



City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 1
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Business Licenses & Consumer Services

Community Planning & Economic Development






Public Service Building 
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415