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Rules and Regulations

Here’s a quick glance at some of Brooklyn Park’s main city rules and policies.

City charter

Adopted September 9, 1969, the City Charter which in effect is a local constitution the local voters adopted by referendum provides for a council-manager form of government.

The City Council exercises the legislative and executive power of the City of Brooklyn Park and determines all City policies.

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City code

Our full code of ordinances is hosted by American Legal Publishing

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Common codes

Learn and follow these common city codes and you will improve the quality of life in your neighborhood.


The City of Brooklyn Park’s curfew policy for children:

Age Curfews
Under 12 9:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday


10:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday

12 to 14 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday


11:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday

15 to 17 11:00 p.m. Sunday Through Thursday


12:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday


Graffiti is a crime and the Police Department should be called to investigate. After a police report is filed, you will need to remove the graffiti immediately.


Lighting and glare

Outdoor lights must be controlled and not be a problem to neighbors. Lighting must not produce too much glare.


Be kind to your neighbors. Between 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. is quiet time. No shouting, loud parties, loud cars, radio, fireworks, equipment noise, etc. is allowed.