About us

This page states the vision and goals of the Community Planning and Economic Development.



A driving force for innovation, collaboration, and sustainability by providing thoughtful design and access to the tools and resources needed for all Minneapolis residents and businesses to prosper.

Organizational structure

CPED is organized into four divisions: Operations & Innovation, Housing Development and Policy, Economic Development and Policy, and Development Services. 

Business plan

CPED Goals

  • Leverage CPED investments and resources to foster economic development and revitalization in challenged areas.
  • Plan, design and develop sustainable, healthy, livable, high-performance, and resource-efficient communities.
  • Strengthen CPED’s role as a leader, innovator, and a key driver of our city’s regional competitiveness.

For an outline of specific objectives and measures that relate to each of these goals, and how they relate to the citywide goals adopted by the Mayor and City Council, see our 2014-2017 Business Plan.

Contact us

Community Planning & Economic Development

Planning and Zoning


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


311 or 612- 673-3000