A rooming house provides living and sleeping for more than four unrelated individuals for periods of one week or longer. A boarding house includes the rooming house definition plus providing meals to its residents. A supervised rooming and/or boarding house provides personal assistance and supportive services.
A Rooming and Boarding House License requires a Food - Boarding Facility License
if serving food.
If the facility is licensed by the State of Minnesota Department of Health
, it is exempt from City of Saint Paul licensing.
If you have questions, contact DSI at (651) 266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center