Local Government Development Review

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The Local Government Development Guide is an aid to local government partners, developers and others involved in the development process. The guide provides important information on submittal of plats, site plans, preliminary sketch plans, environmental documents, comprehensive plan amendments and development-related traffic studies. It's intended to provide users a better understanding of Ramsey County’s development review process. It also includes a general checklist of requested and recommended items to submit in order to make the development review process more effective and efficient for all of those involved.

Ramsey County’s objective in the development review process is based on statutory requirements (MN Statute, section 505.03), adhering to directives and to further increase awareness and communication with stakeholders while also protecting the safety, operations and integrity of the existing and planned transportation system within Ramsey County. 

View Local Government Development Guide (PDF)

Review submittal

Ramsey County’s goal is to complete the development review process within 30 days. Submittals provided electronically can usually be processed faster than 30 days. Development plan information must be submitted by email or mail.

Email

Email a PDF version of the plans that print to scale.

Emails must be less than 20 megabytes. Multiple emails are permitted.

Mail

Mail a USB drive with the plans in PDF format that print to scale. If you are unable to provide PDFs, please submit a set of full-size and 11x17 size plans, printed to scale.

Mail materials to:

Ramsey County Public Works
Attention: Scott Mareck, Plan Review Coordinator
1425 Paul Kirkwold Drive
Arden Hills, MN 55112

Items submitted will not be returned.