Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 11: City Regulatory Functions

Handbook Chapter

Published: July 5, 2019

City Regulatory Functions
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This material contains general information; it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited in this material are available on request from the League’s Research and Information Service staff.

Authority to regulate various activities in the city comes from state law. Learn about the activities most commonly regulated and licensed by cities such as lawful gambling, speed limits, traffic violations, parking regulations, utilities, curfew, loitering, open burning, noise, obscenity, and others.