Virtual City Hall
All City facilities are now open to the public. If you would still like to access services remotely, please utilize this Virtual City Hall and options listed below.
Select each department below to find ways to access services and connect with City staff via email or phone.
If you have general questions about City business or aren’t sure who to contact, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 952-404-5300.
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 apply for various licenses and permits by filling out the applications here. You can email completed applications to email@example.com. 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.
In Person Public Meetings Return July 7th, 2021.
Remote Option Still Available
How to Provide Public Comments Remotely
To apply for a development application, submit all of the required documents via email to either Emily Goellner at firstname.lastname@example.org or Nick Kieser at email@example.com. Staff will 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.
Proposed Development Projects
Click here to see the status of proposed development projects that will be under consideration by the Planning Commission and City Council.
Building Permits and Inspections
If the project is residential and it is a deck, roof, remodel, plumbing or mechanical permit, you can submit a permit application electronically. Please save the corresponding application to your computer, fill it out completely, and email the application and plans to firstname.lastname@example.org with the address of the project in the subject line. Once approved, we will call you for payment.
Payments can be made over the phone at 952-404-5300 or mailed to 600 Rice Street East Wayzata, MN 55391.
Please call 952-404-5300 to schedule inspections. Contact Jason Wagner at 952-404-5311 or email@example.com with specific questions related to your project.
Fence/Sign/Outdoor Sidewalk Café Permit Applications
To apply for a fence, sign, or outdoor sidewalk café permit, please save the appropriate application to your computer, fill out the form, and send the application and any other required information or any questions to Nick Kieser at firstname.lastname@example.org. The review time for these applications will not be significantly affected. 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 to Nick Kieser at email@example.com. 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.
Planning Commission 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.
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 ways:
- 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.
- 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.
Firefighters are on call 24/7 to respond to emergencies. For emergencies, dial 911.
To contact someone in the Fire Department, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drop Box Registration/Tab Renewals
Wayzata is offering drop off services for registration and tab renewals. Registrations and tab renewals may be dropped off or mailed in at any time and will be mailed back the next business day.
For tab renewals, please place the following in an envelope and put the envelope in the gray Utility Drop Box located directly across from the Motor Vehicle Department’s front door.
If you have your renewal notice from the state, please include:
- Renewal Notice/Prebill (Must include insurance info)
- Check payable to City of Wayzata (include phone number)
- If you are using a cash payment, you must leave the exact amount.
- Confirm mailing address is correct
You may also mail your registration/tab renewal and check to:
City of Wayzata
Attn: MV Dept.
600 Rice St E
Wayzata, MN 55391
If you do not have your prebill, please click the link below, fill out the form and follow the instructions to submit.
Any questions? Send email to email@example.com
Registration Renewals for Boats, Snowmobiles and All Terrain Vehicles
If you have your renewal card from the state, please include:
- Renewal card
- Check payable to City of Wayzata (include phone number)
- Leave information in the Utility Drop Box or mail it to the City of Wayzata.
If you do not have your card issued by the state, you can complete the Authorization to Register DNR Registration form below. Follow the instructions on the form and leave the form and payment in the Utility Box.
Those wishing to make a police report or to speak with an officer (non-emergency), please call the Police Department at 952-404-5340. For emergency police response, dial 911.
Permit to Purchase a Firearm
Current Minnesota State Law requires a permit from the police agency in the community in which you live, to purchase a handgun. Submit a Permit to Purchase/Transfer Application Form (PDF) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to 600 Rice Street E Wayzata, MN 55391.
If you were involved in an incident or are requesting a public report, you will need to fill out the Request for Access to Data form (PDF)
If you are a lawyer representing a party involved in an incident, your request should be made on your letterhead and a release form signed by your client should be attached.
If you are an insurance company representing an involved party, your request should be made on your letterhead and should clearly identify who your insured party is.
All requests can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to 600 Rice Street E Wayzata, MN 55391. The request form will be processed in a timely manner and the report will be released in compliance with Minnesota Data Practices Laws. If you have any questions, please contact police records at 952-404-5340.
Update Business After-Hours Contact
If your business is vacant during these times, please be sure you have current after-hours contact information on file with the Wayzata Police Department. If you need to update your contact information, complete the After Hours Update Form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to 600 Rice Street E Wayzata, MN 55391.
All dogs over the age of 6 months are required to be licensed through the City. Mail the completed Dog License Application Form (PDF) with payment and proof of rabies to 600 Rice Street E Wayzata, MN 55391. The fee is $25 per dog for 1 year or $40 per dog for a 2-year license. A current rabies certificate must be presented at the time of submission. Call 952-404-5340 with any questions.
Pay a Citation
To pay a Citation visit http://www.mncourts.gov/Pay-a-Fine.aspx or by call 651-281-3219.
You can also sign up to have your monthly utility bill automatically withdrawn from your checking or savings account. Complete and mail a Automatic Withdrawal Authorization Form (PDF) along with a voided check or deposit slip to the Public Works.
Permits and Applications
You can apply for various licenses and permits by filling out the applications here. You can email completed applications to email@example.com. To submit the complete permit fee, mail a check to Wayzata City Hall at 600 Rice Street East Wayzata, MN 55391. Please confirm the amount with staff before mailing.
Special Event Permit Applications
You can find information to determine whether you need a special event permit and to access an application here. Contact 952-404-5363 with any questions about the special event permit process and to check on the availability of your date.
Report Maintenance Issues
To report broken or malfunctioning storm sewer (catch basins, pipes, etc.), or other maintenance issues leave a message at 952-404-5360 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.