Community Development

The City of North St. Paul’s Community Development Department works with our elected officials, city staff, residents, businesses and contractors to create a vibrant community through their ongoing work with

  • Economic Development
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Building Inspections
  • Permits
  • Licenses
  • Housing Redevelopment
  • Land Use Policy

As a small “extraordinary” City, our Community Development team works to prepare our neighborhoods, parks, historic downtown and commercial districts for a vibrant future through their vision, planning and management of North St. Paul’s

  • Comprehensive Plan
  • Redevelopment Master Plan
  • Downtown Design Manual
  • Living Streets Plan
  • Park Improvement Plans
  • Resilient Communities Projects

The Community Development Department also works with our local commissions to ensure community input, hosts public hearings, coordinates elections with Ramsey County and collaborates with several outside agencies such as the Metropolitan Council, League of Minnesota Cities, Washington-Ramsey Watershed District and Ramsey County—all to ensure we build a livable City.