Homeowners can perform work on their own properties without hiring a contractor.
Before you start
Review the following:
- Minimum Standards for Dwellings
- Building a Garage
- Finding a Licensed Contractor
- Hiring a Residential Contractor - What Do I Need to Know?
- Site Plans
- Zoning Approval
- Property Line Information
- Property Line Location
One and two family residential properties
We do not require a zoning and site plan review for new and replacement driveways that meet Minneapolis zoning code standards for:
- Driveway size (width)
Sidewalk or curb affected
If any part of the drive approach or public sidewalk is affected, or if a new or expanded curb cut is required, a Zoning, Public Works and Park Board site plan review is required.