Community Development


The Community Development Department works to provide Inver Grove Heights with a safe, high-quality living environment and a diverse economic and social base.

The department can help you in the following areas:

  • Planning and zoning
  • Licensing and permits
  • Inspections
  • Economic development
  • Northwest area news
  • Current development information

2020 Community Development Semi-Annual Activity Report 

Please view a summary of Community Development activity for the first 6 months of 2020 here.

Are you an entrepreneur looking to open a business in IGH? Welcome! 

Check out this helpful guide to all that our City has to offer new business owners, or call us anytime.

Ever wonder how City development and building fees are utilized? 

Find out more about the services provided by the Community Development Department and how these fees help keep our City safe and livable, as it continues to grow.

Opening a business