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New Resident Checklist

Welcome to Brooklyn Park! Here’s everything you need to know to set up your new home’s services.

We’re a thriving community inspiring pride where opportunities exist for all. The city government is here to provide services that will enhance your quality of life. The following checklist will help you make your new house a home.

Set up utilities

Utility Provider
Electricity Xcel Energy
Sign up as a new customer with Xcel Energy
Natural Gas Centerpoint Energy
Manage your account with Centerpoint Energy
Garbage Various garbage haulers offer waste disposal and leaf collection
Find a garbage hauler
Recycling City of Brooklyn Park
Recycling pick-up is every other week, same day as your garbage pick-up.
Learn more about our recycling program and recycling app
Water City of Brooklyn Park
Learn more about your water and utility bill

City utilities

The City of Brooklyn Park provides water, sewer, recycling, storm sewer and street lighting services to all our residents.

You can expect to receive a bill for these services once every three months. When you receive your first billing statement, the back side of the bill contains helpful information on understanding your bill, meter readings, recycling, lawn watering restrictions, fees and more.

For more information on city utilities and billing, including e-statements and automatic payments, visit the city utilities webpage.

Internet, phone and TV

Check with the provided for their exact coverage areas. Some parts of Brooklyn Park may not be fully covered by the service provider.

Provider Services
Comcast Xfinity
Check the deals on Comcast Xfinity’s website
Internet, home phone, TV or bundle
Check the deals on CenturyLink’s website


Current CenturyLink customers

Internet, home phone, TV (partnered with DIRECTV) or bundle
Check the deals on DIRECTV’s website
DISH Network
Check the deals on DISH Network’s website


For DishLATINO packages

Internet, TV
Hughes Net
Check the deals on Hughes Net’s website
Check the deals on Vonage’s website
Home phone

Update your vehicle information

Visit our Department of Motor Vehicles

School registration

Elementary Schools, Grades K-5
Middle Schools, Grades 6-8
High Schools, Grades 9-12
Higher learning

Get more school information

Register to vote

To vote in Brooklyn Park, you must be registered in the precinct you live.

Find out about our election process

Register to vote at the Secretary of State’s Office

Change your address

United States Post Office
5001 Edinbrook Terrace
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Visit the United States Post Office website

Look up information by your address

You can find a variety of information by entering your address. You can find out:

  • Property and local amenity information
  • Comprehensive list of your elected officials
  • City service information and employee contacts for your neighborhood

Look up information by my address