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Planning & Zoning

ZoningJanuary2021 1-22-21 - CopyThe City of Lake Elmo’s Planning and Zoning Department manages the growth and development of the community by administering land use regulations outlined in various guiding documents and as stated in the Lake Elmo City Code.  The department is responsible for zoning, comprehensive planning, variances, conditional use permits, annexations and subdivisions within the City of Lake Elmo.

The City’s Planning and Zoning Department provides the following City Services:

  • Building permit review and inspections
  • Development application review and coordination
  • City Code enforcement
  • Redevelopment coordination
  • Economic Development and Business Assistance
2022 Land Use Application Dates
Planning Department Contacts
 Planning Director - Molly Just mjust@lakeelmo.org (651) 747-3912 
 City Planner - Ben Hetzel bhetzel@lakeelmo.org (651) 747-3911
Code Enforcement Official - Sophia Jensen sjensen@lakeelmo.org (651) 747-3913