Planning & Zoning
Does your project need zoning review? Are you interested in the City's long -range plans for managing growth and redevelopment? You will find more information here.
Pulling your first ever permit? We are here to help! Our review process consists of applications and reviews. Our development and permitting guide will help you understand the review and permitting process.
Select the appropriate application for zoning review (site plan, variance, plat, conditional use permit, rezoning). Building and zoning permit applications (fences, sheds, decks, patios, concrete slabs, parking pads) are available on the building and zoning permit page.
Many zoning review applications have checklists of items to be attached to the application. Several zoning review requests require a public hearing (PDF).
To find zoning for your property, simply select your property from the interactive map and follow pop-up links to get zoning district and access zoning standards.
Scott County provides an interactive property information as a public service. Find you property and select if from the map to access additional information.
Access a quick table for probable setback, lot size, lot width, building height, surface coverage, and other standards for all zoning classifications. Contact the City to verify standards.
A drainage & utility easement allows a city, utility company, or another individual limited use of the property for the purpose of providing drainage and/or utilities
Do you want to know what the City is planning for the future? Destination 2040, the City's comprehensive plan accommodates a vision for overall development and redevelopment in the City. The plan guides future land uses of all properties and plans for park, transportation, housing, facility, and utility systems. The plan allows the City to plan for large financial investments in systems to avoid sudden financial shocks. Comprehensive planning is required under the Metropolitan Land Planning Act and the plan is updated every ten years to be consistent with Twin Cities regional policy.