Update Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Department of Planning and Economic Development (PED) is dedicated to serving our residents and businesses throughout all stages of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The community should follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Preservation (CDC), Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health to ensure the safety of every Saint Paul resident, employee, customer, and visitor.
The Planning division promotes the social, physical, and economic well-being of residents, property owners, and business owners of Saint Paul by working on citywide, neighborhood, and major site plans, zoning, and providing local data and mapping resources.
The Economic Development division works to increase the number of jobs in Saint Paul, increase access to those jobs and opportunities, grow Saint Paul’s tax base, and lower unemployment among the City’s diverse populations with disproportionately high unemployment rates. The team also created the Business Resource Center to facilitate access to programs and services designed to help businesses succeed in Saint Paul.
The Housing Division works to ensure access to quality housing for all Saint Paul residents. The team finances housing construction and renovations, provide foreclosure prevention and counseling, supports homeless prevention and shelter services, and informs housing policy decisions.
The proposed Soul Apartments will add 35 deeply affordable apartments for larger families earning 30 percent or less of the area median income (AMI).Read More
The Twelve-22 project on University Avenue will add 15 units at 30% AMI and 40 units at 60% AMI for the next 50 years.Read More
The first solicitation of the City’s 30% AMI Deeply Affordable Housing Fund will support four projects and add a total of 246 affordable units (with 75 at the 30% AMI level) to Saint Paul’s housing supply.Read More
The approved Master Plan outlines future land uses and a new street network for the 112-acre former golf course on Saint Paul’s East Side.Read More