The Planning Division guides Bloomington's future land use direction through long range plans and zoning controls. The division reviews and prepares recommendations on applications for development, rezoning, use permits and variances and works closely with the Planning Commission.

application     documents     resources
  • The Application Portal is used to apply for planning or building permits or to search for applications by address
  • Schedules, agendas, and documents are provided for all Planning Commission meetings
  • Property Information can be searched by address and provides information on ownership, zoning district, planning applications, and permit applications

Active Studies

Follow the links below, or contact the Planning Division to learn more.

Development Districts & Systems Plans

Active planning efforts are listed below.  See left column Planning Studies for a complete list of long range plans. 

  • Gateway Development District
  • Lyndale Corridor planning
  • Forward 2040 Comprehensive Planning

Current Development projects

See below map to explore recent projects throughout the City (map and links below are updated quarterly).  Information can also be found on the portal.