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If applications are not complete, processing time will be longer. Therefore, it is important for the applicant to review all application requirements before submitting.
If you are not sure it you need a license or registration, please contact us at (651) 249-2005.
Agendas can be viewed on the City Council web page. City Council Page
Agendas can be viewed on the City Council web page.
For more information contact the State of Minnesota, Driver and Vehicle Services website or call (651) 296-3166.
For hours and additional locations contact the State of Minnesota, Driver and Vehicle Services website or call (651) 296-2025.
By Mail: To have an absentee ballot application mailed to you, call (651) 249-2008. Leave your name, address, zip code and phone number. Upon receiving the completed application form, the City Clerk will send you an absentee ballot. If you request an absentee ballot by mail, please allow plenty of time to complete the process. All absentee ballots must be received at Maplewood City Hall by Election Day.
In Person: Up until the day before the election, you can also request an absentee ballot application, receive your ballot and vote in person at Maplewood City Hall, 1830 County Road B East.
Hours:08:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday10:00 am - 3:00 pm Saturday before election day08:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday before election day
The biggest concern is related to drainage and how it may affect neighboring properties.
We suggest talking to your neighbors regarding your grade/fill project before starting it.
You will likely be required to post a refundable cash escrow to ensure establishment of vegetation in the disturbed areas.
An erosion control plan and cash escrow for surety will also be required.
Note: Sites that disturb over one acre of land also require permits from the watershed district and the MPCA.
A public health nuisance is different from a public nuisance or a code violation. Examples of a public nuisance or a code violation are long grass and/or parking on the grass.
Visit our Passports page on this website for additional information.
Only the City Council may grant CUPs, and only after a public hearing has been held. Applicants for CUPs are required to attend hearings to present their applications.
City ordinance provides relief from the requirements of the Zoning Ordinance in unusual circumstances. In order for a variance to be granted the circumstances must meet state statue findings for granting a variance.
The process used to grant relief from strict requirements of the City Code is called the variance process. In order to receive a variance, property owners must submit a development application, a recently completed lot survey, and a written narrative. Only the City Council may grant variances, and only after a public hearing has been held. Applicants for variances are required to attend hearings to present their applications.
To request a zoning letter you may mail a check and letter of request to:
Planning DivisionCity of Maplewood1902 County Road B EastMaplewood, MN 55109
You can contact us by phone at (651) 249-2302 or 651-249-2303 or by stopping by the Planning Division Monday through Friday 8:00 am To 4:30 pm.
The City Code is also available online.
Now, anyone with a cell phone can send an anonymous tip to the Maplewood Police Department by texting the word maplewood and the tip information to 847411 (tip411).
Reserved exclusively for Public Safety purposes and powered by CitizenObserver, a St. Paul, Minnesota Company, tip411 puts a powerful new crime fighting tool into the hands of the Maplewood community for all ages and demographics. CitizenObserver’s technology removes all identifying information before the Police Department see’s it so there is no way to identify the sender. It is 100% anonymous. Tip411 is not a substitute for dialing 911. If you are calling in an emergency you should always call 911 for an immediate response. The system is not monitored on a 24/7 basis.
Cell phone set up for tip411 is easy: 1. Under ‘Contacts’ on your cell phone, establish a new group titled “847411” and save.2. Now go to your text messaging as you would to send a text message to someone.3. In the “To” block (who you’re going to send it to), type in “847411”. 4.Drop to your text box; once in text box type in the word Maplewood followed by a space. Letters are not case sensitive. 5. Then type in your crime tip and push send once your crime tip is complete.
A survey is required for exact placement and for all variance requests.
Zoning maps are also available for purchase.
You may also call the Planning division at (651)249-2302 or 651-249-2303 for more information.
To find out whether the placement of your sign is legal, check City Code.
If you are unsure whether or not the type, size or placement of your sign may be in violation of the City Code, please contact the Planning staff at (651) 249-2303.
Once the sign permit application has been filled out properly, they may be turned in or sent, along with a site plan including proposed placement, elevation measurements, setback measurements, diagram for connection, and a listing of all materials to the Planning Division. Once Planning receives a sign permit application package, it is reviewed for completeness and accuracy.
Once approved, Planning will contact the applicant when the proper fees have been assessed.