Planning & Development

Applications & Checklists

*New application instructions!*

To mail: Send to City of Duluth Planning and Development, 411 W 1st Street Room 160, Duluth MN 55802.

To drop off in person: Leave your application in the secure Drop Box adjacent to the parking lot on the north side of City Hall. To access this parking lot, head east on 2nd Street from Mesaba Avenue. The road will curve around the St. Louis County Courthouse, and the parking lot access immediately follows the courthouse (if you get to 4th Avenue W you've gone too far).


To email: Send copies of your complete application as discussed in the below checklists (word, pdf, and jpg files accepted) to Mail or deliver the fee using the instructions above, and make sure to include the hard copy of your Application Cover Sheet so we know which application your check belongs to.

--Application and Fee Cover Sheet--
--Individual Application Checklists --

Special Use or Interim Use (revised July 2019)

Subdivision (revised July 2019)

--Other Forms --

Appeal Process Summary

File a Complaint with the Code Enforcement Intake Form

Request for Land Use Supervisor Administrative Adjustment (Revised July 2019)

Tree Preservation Report

Zoning Verification Letter Request

Zoning Compliance Summary Worksheet


--Informational Handouts -

Tiny House Handout (6/26/20)

Items/Issues to Consider When Proposing a New Development (11/8/18)

Accessory Home Occupation/Home Based Business Information

MnDOT Average Daily Traffic (ADT) Counts

Zoning Notice Sign Dimensions and Examples

High Quality Road and Stream Map

City of Duluth Mapping Portal