Development Services

We ensure a quality-built city environment.

What we do

We help our customers achieve high-quality development.

Our two sections are Development Review and Construction Code Services.

building inspector looking at building plans

Our services

Construction and rehabilitation projects

We make sure construction and rehabilitation projects meet City standards for:

  • Safety
  • Livability
  • Health
  • Environment

Licenses and permits

We provide licenses and permits, including:

  • Business licenses
  • Rental licenses
  • Critical parking permits


We inspect all parts of a building. We help property owners and contractors make sure work meets current building code. We review all plans for new construction, additions or remodels for:

  • Building work
  • Plumbing work
  • Mechanical work

Construction permits and certificates

Learn about construction requirements, inspections, permits and more.

Contact us

Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)


Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415