5200 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, 55443

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Date last modified: August 4, 2014

Sign Ordinances

Temporary open house and/or directional signs may be placed in public view no earlier than 9 a.m. on the actual day of the open house and must be removed no later than 9 p.m. on the same day. Only one sign per intersection is allowed for each open house. Placement of open house directional signs should not block pedestrian or bicycle pathways or sidewalks. Signs must not be placed within the 30-foot clear view triangle at public street intersections. Open house directional signs may not be attached to federal, state, county or city sign posts. The signs may not be placed on center medians or street islands or within 4 feet of the roadway surface.

A temporary area identification sign for the sale or lease of residential projects of two or more dwelling units or lots, and for nonresidential projects, may be erected provided:

  1. Sign area must not exceed 100 square feet.
  2. Such sign must be removed when the project is 80% sold or leased.
  3. Minimum setbacks: All temporary real estate area identification signs must be set back at least 25 feet from all property lines. Sign must be erected only on the property being sold or leased.
  4. Maximum height of sign: No temporary real estate area identification sign may exceed eight feet above grade

Time-of-Sale Ordinance

Brooklyn Park repealed its Time of Sale Inspection Ordinance in June 2013.

Vacant Property Registration

Not available.

Rental Regulations

The City of Brooklyn Park requires that all rental property within the city  be licensed.  This includes apartment complexes, town homes, condominiums, duplexes and single family rental dwellings.  All dwellings that do not qualify for a homestead or relative homestead classification through the Assessing Division are considered to be rental property and require a license.  All rental licenses are renewed on an annual basis.

Fees vary based on property type.  For Fees and inspection Information, Click Here.