Public Notices & Proposed Ordinances
There are no special meeting notices at this time.
Notice of Proposed Ordinances or Amendment to Ordinances
There are three readings that are required for an ordinance approval unless the Council determines that the ordinance can be accepted in one reading. Public hearing notices are published in the Pioneer Press the Sunday before the City Council meeting.
Please note that failure to provide a notice does not invalidate the adoption or amended ordinance.
The City will also notify by:
- Providing email notification of the proposed ordinances. If you’re interested, you may sign up for ordinance notifications.
- Offering a hard copy, available upon request, of the ordinance at IGH City Hall. Visit the front counter to request,
M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Check Back Often for Updates
Any revisions to proposed ordinances appear in City Council agenda packets for the second and third readings of proposed ordinances. A "reading" refers to when a proposed ordinance is reviewed during a City Council meeting. During the review process, the public has the opportunity to provide feedback and comments on proposed ordinances. You can find out when public hearings and ordinance readings take place by visiting our Agenda Center.
A second reading of a proposed ordinance amending the City’s rental licensing requirements was tabeld to a future date at the September 26, 2022 City Council meeting. Read the proposed ordinance here.
Background information regarding the proposed ordinance governing short-term rental licenses:
August 1, 2022: City Council work session item on proposed ordinance - short-term rental licenses
August 22, 2022: First reading of proposed ordinance - short-term rental licenses
A first reading of a proposed amendment increasing the City's lodging tax from two percent to three percent was approved at the September 26, 2022 City Council meeting. Read the proposed ordinance here.
A first reading of a proposed amendment to City Code regarding stormwater management was approved at the September 26, 2022 City Council meeting. Read the proposed ordinance here.
Recently Approved Ordinances
Below are a list of proposed ordinances that were recently approved by the IGH City Council. These will be added to the City Code.
Approved Ordinance - Water Meters
September 26, 2022. A proposed special ordinance amendment to City Code regarding water meters in single family homes was approved by the City Council at the September 26, 2022 City Council meeting. Read the proposed ordinance here.
Approved Ordinance - Amendment to City Code Title 5, Chapter 5, Section 12 related to Unnecessary Noise within City Limits.
September 12, 2022. At its regular meeting, the City Council adopted an ordinance amending the City Code regarding unnecessary noise. Read the ordinance here.
Approved Ordinance - Bowhunting; Discharge of Bow and Arrow within City Limits
September 12, 2022. At its regular meeting, the City Council approved an ordinance amending City Code Title 5, Chapter 6, Section 1(C) and 1(D) Related to the Discharge of Bows and Arrows within City limits. Read the ordinance here.
Approved Ordinance - Interim Ordinance Prohibiting the Establishment of New Uses or the Expansion of Existing Uses Related to the Sale, Testing, Manufacturing, and Distribution of THC Products (Edible Cannabinoid Products).
August 8, 2022. The Minnesota Legislature recently amended Minnesota Statutes, Section 151.72 relating to the sale of certain cannabinoid products. Cities across the state are grappling with how best to respond to these legislative changes. Many cities have adopted interim ordinances to study the impacts of certain uses of these products and determine whether regulations are appropriate for the purpose of protecting the public health, safety, and welfare of their citizens. At its August 8, 2022 meeting, the City Council approved an interim ordinance pertaining to the sale of THC products in the City of Inver Grove Heights. Read the ordinance here.
Approved Ordinance - Background Checks for Managers of Licensed Premises
June 13, 2022. The City of Inver Grove Heights proposes an ordinance amendment to City Code Title 1, Chapter 10, Section 2 and Title 4, Chapter 1, Section 9, which would specifically authorize a background check for the managers of licensed premises (premises with liquor licenses). Read the ordinance here.
Planning Commission Public Hearings
All proposed amendments to the City of Inver Grove Heights Zoning Code will be reviewed by the Planning Commission at a public hearing. A Public Notice is published for all public hearings held by the Planning Commission. The Public Notice includes a description of the proposed amendment and the time and date the request will be heard and considered by the Planning Commission.
Planning Commission meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 8150 Barbara Avenue, unless otherwise noted.
Find a list of notices for Planning Commission public hearings below. If you wish to provide written and oral statements for a public hearing, please follow the steps listed on the Planning Commission Agenda that includes the public hearing of interest.
October 10, 2022 - City Council Regular Meeting at 6 p.m. - Pavement Management Initiative Assessment Hearing
Albano Trail & Albright Court: Assessment Hearing - September/October 2022 (check back for date and time)
Alison Way: Assessment Hearing - September/October 2022 (check back for date and time)
Tyne Lane: Assessment Hearing - September/October 2022 (check back for date and time)
Stay in the know on all environmental initiatives and happenings in IGH by visiting the Environmental & Natural Resources web pages and signing up to receive email notifications for Environmental E-News