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Developers and Builders

We want to work with you build the future of Brooklyn Park!

Development costs

All fees are subject to exceptions, stipulations and changes. Some fees may not be listed depending on the development project. Please contact the corresponding departments to discuss fees for a particular project.

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Sewer availability and water access charge payment deferral program

In order to minimize the impact of the payment of the Water Access Charge (WAC) to new or expanding businesses within the City of Brooklyn Park, the City will provide a deferral option to pay the WAC fees over time versus at the time the building permit is issued.

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Community Development Block Grant

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federal Housing and Urban Development program that provides communities like Brooklyn Park with funding to address a wide range of activities benefiting low- to moderate-income households in the community.

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Building permits and inspections

We require permits before most construction projects begin.

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Applications and approvals

Applications and approval are typically required for the following items.

Conditional use permit (CUP)

Development plan

Plat/subdivision review

Rezoning or comprehensive plan amendment

Site plan review

Variance to the sign code

Variance to the zoning code

Zoning text amendment

Connecting to city utilities

Zoning information

Our full zoning code is available online.

View our zoning code

View our zoning map

Zoning Map

Comprehensive Plan

Our comprehensive plan covers a 20-year planning period.

View our comprehensive plan

Development projects

View current development projects

Developments Map

Commissions

Economic Development Authority

The Economic Development Authority’s task is to create and keep jobs, grow the City’s tax base and lead development activities within the City.

Learn more about the EDA

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission has an important role in reviewing new developments to be sure they meet the zoning and land use regulations of the City.

Learn more about the Planning Commission

Questions?

For planning and development questions:

Planning Director

Cindy Sherman

cindy.sherman@brooklynpark.org

(763) 493-8051

Senior Planner

Todd Larson

todd.larson@brooklynpark.org

(763) 493-8069

For business development questions:

Business Development Coordinator

Daniela Lorenz

daniela.lorenz@brooklynpark.org

(763) 493-8145