Requesting an alternate URL procedure

Procedure for establishing a new web address or subdomain.

Governing Policy: Electronic Communications Policy

Type Enterprise; Check with the Departmental Policy Coordinator for procedures specific to each department.

Applies To: City Council Departments

Department Approval: IT

Keywords: Alternate URL, web address, subdomain, external host, ISP


Requesting an Alternate URL

Department heads may request an alternate URL (e.g.,, based on the standard domain name, be assigned and propagated to the Internet by the City’s Information Technology Department for official City Web services hosted by a non-City Internet Service Provider (ISP).

How To Request An Alternate Url

  1. Contact the the IT Service Desk at 612-673-2525 or through the CityLife Employee Hub.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Department heads requesting this service are responsible for all costs associated with managing and propagating this alternate City website domain.

Contact us

Information Technology




Public Service Building
505 4th Ave S, Room 610
Minneapolis, MN 55415