Virtual City Hall

City Hall and the Motor Vehicle Department will reopen June 2, 2020. The Public Works building and the Police Department remain closed to visitors until further notice. It is preferred visitors utilize the Virtual City Hall feature and drop boxes outside of City Hall before stopping in person to City Hall or the MVD. 

The City of Wayzata is committed to maintaining some continuity of City services while still protecting the health and well-being of our residents, businesses, and visitors. 

Select each department below to find ways to access services and connect with City staff via email or phone. 

Staff are still responding to phone calls and emails, please continue to contact staff as normal for your business needs. Click here for a full staff directory. 

Virtual City Hall
  1. Administration
  2. Community Development
  3. Fire
  4. Motor Vehicle
  5. Police
  6. Public Works

General Questions

If you have general questions about City business or aren’t sure who to contact, email city@wayzata.org or call and leave a message at 952-404-5300.

Payments

Payments for permits, licenses, utility bills, etc. can be left in the secure payment drop box in the City Hall parking lot or mailed to 600 Rice Street East Wayzata, MN 55391.

Sign up for Notifications

The best way to be updated in real-time about city business is to sign up for notifications. Visit www.wayzata.org/notifyme and sign up to receive text or email notifications for alerts, news updates, newsletters, calendar changes, and public meeting agendas. 

Updates specific to COVID-19 can be found at www.wayzata.org/coronavirus.

Licenses and Permits

You can still apply for various licenses and permits by filling out the applications here. You can email completed applications to city@wayzata.org. To submit the permit fee, mail a check to Wayzata City Hall at 600 Rice Street East Wayzata, MN 55391 or use the secure drop box. Please confirm the amount with staff by email or by calling 952-404-5300 to leave a message.

Public Meeting Information

Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 13D.015 and until further notice, the Wayzata City Council, Planning Commission, and Housing and Redevelopment Authority meetings will be held by electronic means using the cloud-based audio and video conferencing platform Zoom. All other City meetings in April are canceled at this time.

Scheduled as Remote Meeting, Public May Call-In and Watch Live:

City Council – April 7 and 21

Planning Commission – April 6 and 20

Housing and Redevelopment Authority – April 21 (rescheduled from March 26)


Cancelled in response to Executive Order 20-20 and conditions caused by COVID-19:

Heritage Preservation Board – April 16

Energy and Environment Committee – April 28

Parks and Trails Board – April 15

Charter Commission – April 23


Please watch the meeting either on Channel 8, WCTV, or through the City’s website at www.wayzata.org/wctv.

The instructions for providing public comments during or before the meeting are provided below. Members of the public are encouraged to provide comments via email before the meeting. This will help staff, Council Members, and Commissioners review the comments thoroughly, without any potential technological issues or complications.

Public comments may be submitted in any of these four ways:

Before Meetings

  • Email PublicComment@wayzata.org with a comment on a specific agenda item.  Please indicate the item in the subject line of your email, and send it in at least two hours before the meeting.
  • Mail comments to Wayzata City Hall at 600 Rice Street E Wayzata, MN 55391. Please post your mail at least three days before the meeting.
  • Call staff with comments. Contact information for each department can be found at: www.wayzata.org/VirtualCityHall. Please call at least three hours before the meeting.

During Meetings

  • Call in comments during the public hearing or comment portion of the meeting.
  • Call the phone number listed on the meeting agenda for each meeting followed by # (pound). It will ask for a participant number. Just press # (pound).
  • When you join the call, you will receive notice that your line muted. This is to reduce background noise from individual lines.
  • During the public hearing, staff will announce that the public hearing is open and anyone that would like to comment should press *9 on their phone. This will allow staff to see who would like to comment.
  • When the public hearing is opened and it is your turn to speak, staff will call on you by the last four digits of your phone number and will unmute your line so you can speak.
  • When you are done speaking, please hang up so the line is free for others to join and comment. You may call in again if you wish to comment on another item.
  • You can continue watching the public meeting at Channel 8, WCTV, or through the website at www.wayzata.org/wctv.