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Public Health

Our focus is to protect the health and safety of the public through education, inspections and the elimination of environmental hazards. The Public Health Program is responsible for responding to public health nuisances and the inspection and licensing of:

  • Food & Beverage - (restaurants, food trucks, grocery/convenience stores, and temporary food stands)

  • Lodging - (hotels, motels, and group homes)

  • Public Swimming Pools 

  • Massage - (establishment and therapists)

  • Body Art - (tattoo and body piercing - establishment only)

  • Refuse Haulers

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 for "Food" Application

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
763-493-8070

 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. 

New facilities

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 to “Lodging” application

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.

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.  

Healthy Homes

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

Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone and email

Pang Yang
763-493-8070
Email Pang Yang

 
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