Fee and fine schedules

Our fee and fine schedules set limits for how much we can charge for certain licenses, permits, citations, and other fees.

Fee schedules

Director's fee schedule

The director's fee schedule includes building, elevator, mechanical, and plumbing permits, park dedication fees, and vacant building registration fees.

Fire inspections fee schedule

The fire inspections fee schedule includes permit fees for:

  • Fire protections systems
  • Special event permits
  • Hazardous materials permits
  • Commercial building registration

See Fire inspections fee schedule

License fee schedule

The license fee schedule includes fees for:

  • Business licenses
  • Rental licenses
  • Animal licenses

See license fees

Fine schedules

Administrative fine schedule

The administrative fine schedule sets maximum fine amounts for violations of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances. 

  • The default civil fine for violations of Title 12 of the Code of Ordinances (the Housing Code) is $250.
  • The default fine for violations of any other title is $200, unless specifically listed in the administrative fine schedule.
  • A repeat violation of the same type by the same person or entity in a 24-month period is subject to a fine that is double the fine for the previous violation, up to a maximum of $2000 per violation.

See Administrative fine schedule

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Regulatory Services


Minneapolis Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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