Farmington, Minnesota

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Community Development

The Community Development Department is comprised of planning and zoning, code enforcement, economic development, building inspections and permits, and heritage preservation functions. The department works in unity to support safe and sustainable development throughout the community. 

2016 Annual Report

The 2016 Community Development Annual Report contains highlights of increased activity in building inspections, the 2040 comprehensive plan review, new businesses in Farmington, the Downtown Redevelopment Plan and heritage preservation activities.  Click on the link below to view the report:

Development Updates

Farmington City Council adopted the Downtown Redevelopment Plan at their meeting on April 18, 2016. This plan will help Farmington’s City Council, Economic Development Authority, and other advisory commissions identify opportunities in the downtown area for redevelopment.