Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 13: Comprehensive Planning, Land Use and City Owned Land

Handbook Chapter

Published: September 3, 2020

Comprehensive Planning Land Use and City Owned Land
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See accompanying model documents below.

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.

Learn about land use ordinances to establish zoning and subdivision regulations, and city land acquisition through dedication, negotiation and eminent domain. Regulations and acquisition are the two basic methods of city land use control.

Use these model documents with the discussion on “Comprehensive Planning, Land Use and City Owned Land:”