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New Hope City Code Online

The complete New Hope City Code is accessible online. This Code is comprised of all the local laws and regulations, known as ordinances, that define how things work in New Hope. The City Code contains everything from information on ordinances related to pets, waste enclosure requirements, setback specifications for building expansion and much more. 

The online City Code is entirely searchable, and a table of contents assists in quickly and easily finding information.

How to Use the Site

To get started, please click on the Municode link provided below. Note that clicking on this link will take you away from the City of New Hope's website. Once you click on the link, the New Hope City Code will open in a new window, displaying a table of contents on the left-hand side. You can also use the search box located at the top of the page to look up specific keywords or phrases. The search results will appear at the bottom of the screen. 

If you are unable to find what you're looking for in the table of contents or through a keyword search, you can refine your search results by clicking on the 'advanced search' option. 

Proposed Ordinances

As per Minnesota Statute 415.19, the City of New Hope is committed to maintaining transparency with the public. Proposed ordinances are posted on this page at least ten days before the city council meeting where they are scheduled to be voted upon. After the meeting, proposed ordinances are removed from this listing.

Ordinance Number Meeting Date Ordinance
24-02 May 28, 2024 An ordinance adopting Section 4-27 “Crystal Airport Overlay District” of the New Hope City Code.
24-03 May 28, 2024 An ordinance amending Section 4-2 of the New Hope City Code related to the definition of a fence.
24-04 May 28, 2024 An ordinance amending Section 4-2 of the New Hope City Code related to the definition of a trade school.
24-05 May 28, 2024 An ordinance amending Sections 3-1(a), 4-3(e), 6-7(a), and 8-2, of the New Hope City Code related to permit requirements for parking lots and parking surface maintenance requirements.
24-06 May 28, 2024 An ordinance amending Sections 4-3(g), 4-5(b), 4-6 (b), and 4-7(b) of the New Hope City Code related to in-home day cares.
24-07 May 28, 2024 An ordinance amending Section 3-34 of the New Hope City Code related to vacant and boarded buildings.
24-08 May 28, 2024 An ordinance amending Sections 4-5(c), 4-5(e), 4-6(c), 4-6(e), 4-7(e), 4-8(e), and 4-10(e) of the New Hope City Code related to vehicle storage at public, educational, and religious buildings.
24-09 May 28, 2024 An ordinance amending the New Hope zoning map established by New Hope Code Section 4-4(b) by adding the Crystal Airport Overlay District.












New Ordinances

There is usually a delay of several weeks between the adoption of a new ordinance and its appearance in the city code online. Newly passed ordinances will be available here for at least 90 days after they become effective.

Ordinance Number Adopted Ordinance
23-09 Dec. 11, 2023 An interim ordinance temporarily  prohibiting trade schools as a permitted use in the I, Industrial District in the New Hope City Code. 
 24-01  March 11, 2024   An ordinance amending Section 2-62 Watershed Management Tax District in the New Hope City Code. 

Property Maintenance Reference Guide

The Property Maintenance Reference Guide for the City of New Hope outlines minimum maintenance requirements and standards for premises, structures, equipment and facilities. It covers common violations of city ordinances and answers frequently asked questions. 

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