The Community Development Department administers and enforces the city’s zoning code, comprehensive plan, and design standards. The department provides technical assistance to both the Planning Commission and City Council. The Community Development Department is also responsible for the review of development applications to ensure compliance with Wayzata’s ordinances and policies.
To apply for a development application, submit all of the required documents via email to Valerie Quarles Staff will continue to review the development applications and communicate the potential Planning Commission and City Council meeting dates. To submit the development application fee and escrow, mail a check to Wayzata City Hall at 600 Rice Street East Wayzata, MN 55391. Please confirm the amount with staff before mailing.
Fence/Sign/Outdoor Sidewalk Café Permit Applications
To apply for a fence or sign permit, visit our online permits portal here.
To apply for an outdoor sidewalk café permit, email all of the required information or any questions to Valerie Quarles. For the application fees required, send a check to Wayzata City Hall at 600 Rice Street East Wayzata, MN 55391. You can confirm the amount with staff before sending.
To request a Zoning Letter, submit the address and any additional information email Valerie Quarles. Send the required Zoning Letter fee to Wayzata City Hall at 600 Rice Street East Wayzata, MN 55391. You can confirm the amount with staff before sending.
Zoning Information Requests
For any zoning related questions, email Valerie Quarles or at 952-404-5323.
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Planning Commission Meeting Information
Planning Commission meetings are held in-person, but can be accessed virtually by the public.
Learn how to access a virtual meeting and how the public can participate.