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New Hope City Code Online

The entire New Hope City Code is available online. The City Code contains all of the local laws and regulations (called 'ordinances') that stipulate how things are done in New Hope.

The online City Code is fully searchable and there is a table of contents to help New Hope residents and business people easily find the information they are looking for -- whether that be information about local ordinances related to dogs and cats, waste enclosure requirements or setback specifications for a building expansion.

How to Use the Site

To begin, click on the Municode link below (Please note: you will be leaving the city of New Hope website). The New Hope City Code will open in a new window with a full table of contents on the left. There is a search box at the top of the page, and search results will appear at the bottom of the screen.

Locate your topic of interest in the table of contents or enter a keyword or phrase in the search box. If your search yields too many results, you can refine the search results by clicking on 'advanced search.'

Proposed Ordinances

Per Minnesota Statute 415.19, the city of New Hope posts proposed ordinances on this page for the purpose of maintaining transparency with the public. Ordinances are posted at least 10 days prior to the city council meeting at which the proposed ordinance is scheduled to be voted upon. Proposed ordinances are removed from this listing after the meeting. 

Proposed Ordinance Number

Meeting Date Ordinance


Nov. 23, 2020 An ordinance amending Section 4-3(a)(7) & (8) of the New Hope City Code related to nonconforming buildings, structures and uses
#20-14 Nov. 23, 2020 An ordinance amending Section 4-3(a)(11) of the New Hope City Code related to nonconforming buildings, structures and uses.
#20-15 Nov. 23, 2020 An ordinance amending Section 4-3(c)(6)e.2. of the New Hope City Code related to lot and yard requirements

New Ordinances

There is typically a delay of several weeks between the time a new ordinance is adopted and when it appears on the online city code. New ordinances will be posted here for a period of at least 90 days after they take effect.

Ordinance Number Adopted Ordinance
 #20-10 July 27, 2020 An ordinance amending the New Hope zoning map established by New Hope Code Section 4-4(b) by rezoning 4215 Louisiana Avenue North from CB, Community Business District to R-1, Single-Family Residential District


Aug. 25, 2020 An ordinance regulating the sale of tobacco and related devices and products within the city of New Hope, Minnesota


Property Maintenance Reference Guide

The city of New Hope Property Maintenance Reference Guide is intended to summarize minimum maintenance requirements and standards required for premises, structures, equipment, and facilities located within the city. It addresses common violations of city ordinances and frequently asked questions.