Public Works

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Minneapolis, MN  55415-1390

Minneapolis Street Lighting
Policy and Information

Policy Updates

The City of Minneapolis Street Light Policy was updated by Public Works staff and adopted by the City Council in 2015.

Street Light Policy - Council Adopted 04/03/15 (pdf)

Street Light Policy - Map (pdf)


The City of Minneapolis Street Lighting Policy and Program will support the City’s efforts around livable communities and urban development. Appropriate lighting levels are a security and safety issue.

A policy will help to ensure that all areas of Minneapolis receive consistent treatment, and will give clear guidance to elected officials, residents, developers, and the Department of Public Works on all aspects of street lighting system installation and maintenance.

The policy and program addresses a number of issues including:

The Street Lighting Policy objectives are:

Archived Documents

Street Lighting Policy (pdf)

Street Lighting Policy Highlights (pdf)

Last updated Jan 6, 2016