Community Development Department



monday - FRIDAY:    9:00 am - 4:00 PM

Effective Monday, May 11, 2020, the Community Development Department will resume full service to the public to include the Planning and Zoning and Economic Development Divisions. These services will be offered to the maximum extent practicable through online or other digital means, such as telephone, email, video conference, etc., and in-person, adhering to the CDC Guidelines for social distancing. To minimize adverse economic impacts to the local economy, the Community Development Department will be open to the public to conduct regular city business (appointments preferred), Appointments can be made online from any mobile device through the LobbyCentral Check-in button below.


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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:

  • Current Planning
  • Long Range Planning
  • Local Business Taxes
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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