Sidewalks Inspections Office

The Sidewalks Inspections office inspects and maintains public sidewalks throughout the City.

The property owner adjacent to the public sidewalk is responsible for the cost of maintaining the sidewalk.

Sidewalk inspections contact

Sidewalks inspections is a part of the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department.

2021 Sidewalk improvement areas

Each year Minneapolis selects an area of the city to repair defective sidewalks. See the sidewalk repairs that will be made in 2021 in the map below.

Sidewalk repairs map 2021-2022  

Report sidewalk issues 

To report other non-urgent sidewalk issues, like overgrown bushes obstructing a sidewalk, contact 311

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Apply for a sidewalk inspection permit

You can learn how to apply for a sidewalk permit.

Request accessible format

If you need help with this information, please email 311, or call 311 or 612-673-3000.

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Contact us

Sidewalk Inspections

Public Works




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S, Room 410
Minneapolis, MN 55415