Food & Beverage
Licenses are required to own and operate a food establishment within Brooklyn Park or provide temporary food services for special events.
Building a new facility?
When building a new food facility, a plan review is required along with any associated building requirements. The plan review application and all of the documents must be approved before a license can be issued.
· Click here link to Licensing page “Food”
Food safety resources
Minnesota Department of Health (restaurants, etc.)
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (retail, grocery, convenience stores, etc.)
Report suspected food borne illness
Email Public Health
Minnesota Department of Health
1-877-FOOD-ILL (1-877-366-3455) from within Minnesota
Boarding and Lodging
Licenses are required to own and operate any boarding or lodging establishment, hotel or group home.
When building or opening a new lodging facility, a plan review is required along with any associated building requirements. The plan review application and all of the documents must be approved before a license can be issued.
Click here link to Licensing page “Lodging”
Pools and Spas
All public swimming pools and spas must be licensed. This does not include private swimming pools or any natural swimming areas. No public pool can be constructed, installed, or materially altered unless reviewed and approved.
Swimming pools & Spas
Pool Safety Fact Sheet
New or remodeled pool and spa
Body Art and Massage
Businesses or individuals providing body art or massage services must be licensed. Before opening, a layout of the establishment must be submitted and reviewed by the city.
Click here to Licensing page "Body Art"
Click here to Licensing page "Massage"
Information on mold, radon, asbestos, infestations, garbage houses, etc. can be found on the Minnesota Department of Health's website.
Visit Minnesota Department of Health
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.