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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Local Planning Assistance Center

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The Local Planning Assistance Center (LPAC) at Minnesota State University Mankato offers technical assistance, data and strategic planning advice to local governments and citizens to help them prepare comprehensive plans, address land use, planning, zoning and development issues.

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Related planning links

These sites can provide additional information on various planning concepts, terms or applications.

Local planning laws in Minnesota

Portions of chapters from the Laws of Minnesota that relate to local planning for regions, counties, cities and townships in the state are listed here. You can see the complete statute by searching for keyword or chapter number at the Revisor of Statutes website.


[PDF] 2004 Legislation Relating to Local and Metropolitan Governments (555 KiB) June 2004: Prepared by the House Research Department, this report includes a description of "Land Use, Planning, Zoning " legislation enacted in the 2004 session.


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Other sites of interest

Municipal codes relevant to Minnesota – Municipal Code Corporation website