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The St. Louis Park Planning and Zoning Division works with citizens, businesses and community leaders to shape the appearance, use and development of St. Louis Park. Division staff administer the comprehensive plan and zoning ordinances, prepare reports and studies of redevelopment and long-range plans, and provide information and assistance to citizens, businesses and developers.

Current activities

Planning and zoning activities

Planning applications

The following permit applications require Board of Zoning Appeals, Planning Commission or City Council approval. Please call 952.924.2575 for more information before completing your application.

For other permits, such as a fence, parking lot, driveway, shed or sign permit, visit the permits page.


Green building policy

St. Louis Park encourages the use of green building practices whenever possible. Compliance with the Green Building Policy is required for all new planned unit developments (PUDs) and for certain construction projects that receive city financial assistance.

For additional information or questions about the Green Building Policy, contact Julie Grove at or 952.924.2523.