To qualify as an intentional community, a dwelling group must:
- Apply to the City of Minneapolis for review and approval
- Provide a representative member for contact purposes
- Comply with all related laws:
- Provisions of the Code of Ordinances involving noisy and unruly assemblies
- Other regulations that protect public health and safety
- Share one or both of the following with the City (if applicable):
- A cooperative registration number or other legal documentation establishing the intentional community
- A copy of any lease agreement
Rental properties may be operated as intentional communities, with the following restrictions:
- Landlords are limited to a single intentional community.
- A landlord with any Tier II or Tier III rental properties is not eligible to operate an intentional community.
Read about rental license tiering
Dwelling units that do not qualify
A dwelling unit where the occupants act as separate roomers will not be considered an intentional community. An example would be a rooming house.