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About the Division
The Planning Division's function is to prepare and implement the City's Comprehensive Plan (the City's land use guide). The tools used to implement the Comprehensive Plan are commonly referred to as the zoning regulations and they can be found in their entirety in Chapter 117 (Zoning and Subdivision of Land) of the City Code. The Planning Division also includes certain natural resource planning functions as well. Visit the Natural Resources page to learn more.
Development Updates and Resources
View a list of recent development updates on projects or studies under review in Ramsey.
Future Plans and Studies
The Comprehensive Plan is the City's plan for future land uses.The Plan includes assumptions on physical development throughout the community and is a vision for how the City will evolve over the next twenty years.
Property Rules and Regulations
Access documents related to zoning such as Building or Altering and Detached Single-Family Home, Building or Altering Apartments and Condos, Building or Altering Retail Buildings along Highway 10, and others. Information about Code Enforcement is also housed here.
The primary objective of the Planning Commission is to advise the City Council on land use concerns. In addition, the Planning Commission shall serve as the planning agency and shall have the powers and duties given such agencies by state statute.
Zoning Code Update
The City and Planning Commission are working to update the Zoning Code, which is the City's guidance tool for future development. See the current draft and recent discussions to revise the Zoning Code here.
The Zoning Map features zoning of properties throughout the City and additional layers including school districts, overlay districts, recycling zones, and MUSA boundaries from the 2030 and 2040 Comprehensive Plans.