Duluth, a four-season city with 11,000 acres of green space alongside the greatest lake in the world, has miles and miles of trails that allow for travel on foot, skis, bike or snowmobile.Read more...
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• Population: 86,211
• Land area in square miles: 67.79
• Persons per square mile: 1,272
• Sister Cities: Petrozavodsk, Russia; Thunder Bay, Canada; Oharo-Isumi City, Japan; Växjö, Sweden
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Emily was elected Mayor of Duluth in November 2015 with 72% of the vote. She was inaugurated on January 4th, 2016.More info...
Zoning regulations are the most commonly used tool for implementing the community’s goals and policies as expressed in the Comprehensive Land Use Plan and Small Area Plans. The Unified Development Chapter (UDC) is the official body of rules and regulations to guide land use and development in the city of Duluth. It includes permitted uses; minimum lot area and setback requirements; development standards concerning parking, landscaping, screening, lighting, sustainability, signs and fences, lot subdivision and connectivity requirements; environmental regulations about wetlands, flood plains, streams, and storm water; and special rules for the airport, college area, Skyline Parkway, and historic properties.
Some types of uses or development require administrative approval, or approval from the Planning Commission or City Council. Checklists and application forms are all available online.
Applications and Checklists
The official zoning maps for the city are in electronic format, and can be viewed in Community Planning’s new interactive online map. You can also view layers relating to Future Land Use, Streams, Shoreland Management Zones, Floodways, and the Skyline Parkway Overlay.
To see items that the Planning Commission has reviewed recently, more information can be found in the Planning Commission or staff report section of the web site.
Other Online Information
eTRAKiT is maintained by the City of Duluth; a text search allows you to verify zoning and other property information
The St. Louis County Land Explorer is an interactive map of all of St. Louis County, including the city of Duluth. It shows zoning, tax valuation, parcel records, and other information.
Historic zoning code information: March 2009 Zoning Code and Maps, and November 2010 Unified Development Chapter and Maps
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