Community Development Department



CUSTOMER LOBBY: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 PM


Effective Monday, September 21, 2020, the Community Development Department will resume customer lobby walk-in service to all customers. We will continue to provide other customer services to the public to include the Planning and Zoning and Economic Development Divisions through online or other electronic means, such as telephone, email, video conference, etc.

To submit new or renewal application forms for business tax receipts or inquiries, please contact us at

All other land development application forms, inquiries, or to schedule an appointment, please contact us at

You may also use the blue metal Drop Box located at City Hall in the courtyard between Bldgs. A & B to drop off documents.

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department Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of a planner is to serve the public interest. The Community Development Department seeks to serve through a number of activities in the City of St. Cloud. The Department’s work categories include:

  • Comprehensive and Long Range Planning
  • Development Review and Zoning
  • Local Business Taxes
  • Economic Development
  • Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)
  • Housing 
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  • Land Development Code
  • Land Development Code Setback and Use Tables **Revised February 23, 2017**
  • Applications, Checklists, Forms and Fees
  • Temporary Backyard Chicken
  • Annexation Information and FAQ's
  • DRC Schedule (PDF)
  • Board Meeting Videos
  • Comprehensive Plan (PDF)
  • Maps
  • Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Packets
  • Envision St. Cloud Master Plan