Courtesy Bench

A Courtesy Bench license is required of any person or company that places a bench or similar structure on or adjacent to the public rights-of-way at or near mass-transit stops for the use of the general public.

Code Requirements

Guidance relating to Courtesy Benches is contained in the Maplewood City Code, Chapter 14, Article V. All license holders are required to be familiar with the provisions of this Chapter and with applicable Minnesota Statutes and federal regulations.

Bench next to a path leading to a small footbridge

Application Requirements


License term runs January 1 through December 31, annually. Renewal must occur on or before date of expiration.