Courtesy Bench

No person shall place or maintain any courtesy bench or benches for the convenience of persons waiting for buses upon the streets or other public property of the City without a license.

Regulatory authority:

Chapter 116 of the Municipal Code

Licensing fees:

$70 per bench

Application requirements:

  1. Applicant information: Name, address, and phone number.
  2. Business information: Name, address, and phone number.
  3. Minnesota Tax Identification Number or Social Security Number.
  4. Courtesy bench locations.
  5. Written owner consent of property where bench is to be installed.
  6. Certificate of liability insurance providing $2,000,000 accident/person and property damage.
  7. Certificate of compliance Minnesota Workers' Compensation Law.

Review procedure:

  • Application submittal.
  • Review of application for completeness.
  • License issuance.

Apply online:

Courtesy Bench License Application