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Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Overlay District Proposal


The major areas of service provided by the Department include:


The Zoning Ordinance sets standards for the development of individual lots and the use of individual buildings and land within each district. more about zoning

The City of Robbinsdale has an established Zoning ordinance and Zoning Map.

Robbinsdale Comprehensive Plan

The current Comprehensive Plan contains the official policies for growth, redevelopment and infrastructure improvements to guide land use decisions, development requests and public investments based upon projections to the year 2030. 

Other Planning Documents

Robbinsdale Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan - 2014

Housing Programs

The City of Robbinsdale participates in several housing programs funded by other agencies. Read more here.

Metropolitan Council- The Metropolitan Council administers Section 8 applications for the City of Robbinsdale.

  • Section 8 - Rental assistance, at 651-602-1625. 

Down payment Assistance - Citizens Independent Bank - click for flyer

Low-Interest Home Improvement and Commercial Loans and Programs from CEE

The Center for Energy and Environment, CEE, a local non-profit organization, administers home improvement and commercial loans across the State of Minnesota. 

Flood Plain Information

If your property abuts a lake, creek or other water body, and you are contemplating a new structure, remodeling with expansion, deck or even a fence, please contact the Community Development Coordinator at 763-531-1266 to see if your project might be in the flood plain.


General Information is available at:

  • FEMA Publications: FEMA Distribution Center at 1-800-480-2520

Robbinsdale flood plain information

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