Food and 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.
Find more about food license applications
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.
Find more about lodging applications
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.
Find more about swimming pools and spas license applications
Public swimming pool safety fact sheets
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.
Find more about body art license applications
Find more about massage license applications
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
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We are closed Monday, January 21 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.