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St. Louis Park is committed to being a leader in environmental stewardship. We promote environmental awareness and responsibility in all areas of city business.

Climate Action Plan

In 2018, the St. Louis Park city council adopted a Climate Action Plan with the ambitious goal of achieving carbon neutrality — having a net zero carbon footprint — by 2040. Learn more about the Climate Action Plan.

Environment and sustainability commission

In order to advance sustainable programs and provide direction for residents, business owners and city staff, the city council created the St. Louis Park Environment and Sustainability Commission. The commission is dedicated to issues related to environmental stewardship and sustainability in St. Louis Park.

City initiatives

The City of St. Louis Park aims to lead and demonstrate how goals in the Climate Action Plan can be achieved. Learn more about what the city has done to show leadership in the areas of energy efficiency and renewable energy use.

Take action

Accomplishing the goals of the Climate Action Plan requires the participation of everyone in the community. The city offers resources to help residents, businesses and organizations reduce energy use and support renewable energy projects.

Green building practices and 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.