• City Ordinances

    Regardless of where you are renting, you must should know and understand all city ordinances.  Particularly, you should keep a few things in mind:

    • It is critical to know that the number of people allowed to live in a unit must be equal to the number of bedrooms in the unit.

    • Do NOT assume that your landlord will know or follow the city ordinances properly.

    • Be aware of noise ordinances: usually 10 p.m. on weekdays and Midnight on weekends.

    • Failure to follow city ordinances can result in fines or even eviction.

    City of Saint Paul:

    • You can visit www.stpaul.gov for information regarding specific ordinances

    City of Minneapolis:

    Social Host Ordinance:

    Both the City of Minneapolis and the City of St. Paul have social host ordinances which makes the hosts of a social gather criminally responsible for any underage consumption of alcohol at the gathering or party.

    Minneapolis Social Host Ordinance

    St. Paul Social Host Ordinance