Conservation district

We explain what a conservation district is and how to establish one.

What it is

A conservation district is:

  • A geographic area with a notable visual character, land use, activity and architecture.
  • Established as a conservation district by City Council.

How to establish a conservation district

You submit an application

We review an area by:

  • Making sure it meets the criteria outlined in City ordinance
  • Following a rigorous review process

Contact us

Andrea Burke

Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415