Public Works

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Minneapolis, MN  55415-1390

Minneapolis Street Lighting
Policy and Information

Policy Updates

The Minneapolis Public Works Department is finalizing its Street Lighting Policy and Program which has been in the development process for several years. For more information, please visit the links below.

DRAFT Street Lighting Policy (pdf) - March 2015


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 May 5, 2015