Resources

Regulating Peddlers, Solicitors and Transient Merchants

Information Memo

Describes possible ways cities can regulate peddlers, solicitors, and transient merchants.

Published Oct 14, 2022.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 10: City Licensing

Handbook Chapter

Understand the basic concepts in licensing such as city authority, constitutional issues, preemption and limitation and fees.

Published Jul 26, 2022.

Cities and Regulation of Edible Cannabinoid Products

Q&A Get answers to FAQs regarding the new law allowing certain edible and beverage products containing THC extracted from hemp…

Published Jul 15, 2022.

Dangerous Properties

Information Memo

Learn about the tools available to cities under state law to remedy unhealthy and dangerous properties.

Published Jul 15, 2022.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 11: City Regulatory Functions

Handbook Chapter

City authority to regulate various activities city comes from state law. Learn about activities cities most commonly regulate and license.

Published Jun 7, 2022.

Liquor Licensing and Regulation

Information Memo

Learn about types of liquor licenses and criteria that applicants and their establishments must meet.

Published Jun 3, 2022.

Drones: Municipal Use and Regulation

Information Memo

Outlines legal developments surrounding unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones.

Published Jun 2, 2022.

City Solid Waste Management

Information Memo

Outlines requirements to regulate the collection and disposal of solid waste and the roles of state and county oversight.

Published Jun 2, 2022.

Special Vehicles Operating on City Streets

Information Memo

Learn about regulating all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), golf carts, mini-trucks, motorized foot scooters, pocket bikes, mini-motorcycles, motorized bicycles, and electric-assisted bicycles.

Published May 25, 2022.

Lawful Gambling

Information Memo

Learn what gambling is allowed in Minnesota, like pull-tabs and raffles, and which organizations may conduct them.

Published May 16, 2022.