Building & Zoning

Building Permits

Commercial

To see the location of a particular zoning district, refer to the City of Osakis Zoning Map.

C-1 (Central Business)

The C-1, Central Business District, is intended to provide a district accommodating retail, service and office functions which are characteristic to a “downtown” area.

C-2 (General Commerce)

The C-2, General Commercial District, provides for general business and commercial activities where the vehicular-oriented activities can be maximized with minimal infringement on residential neighborhoods.  This district is intended to be a transition between residential and highway commercial and provide areas for neighborhood-service commercial uses, low impact commercial uses, government facilities, schools, churches, hospitals, libraries and other similar public and institutional uses.

C-3 (Highway)

The C-3, Highway Commercial District, is to accommodate the type of businesses which are oriented to the traveling public and require highway access. The businesses located in this district benefit from access and visibility from highway corridors.

Other Commerical Permits

Industrial

I-I (Industrial)

The purpose of the I-1 General Industrial District, is to provide space for light and heavy manufacturing activities that involve a minimum degree of refuse byproducts and air or noise pollution and requiring a relatively low level of on premise processing.

Residential

For all information on zoning ordinances, refer to Osakis Zoning Ordinances below.

To see the location of a particular zoning district, refer to City of Osakis Zoning Map.

R-O (Old Town)

The R-O, Old Town Residential District, was established to provide for existing low density, single family residential uses in the older areas of the city where smaller lots exist.

R-1 (Low Density)

The R-1, Low Density Residential District, was established to provide predominantly low density, single family residential uses in areas of the city where the lots are larger.

R-2 (Medium to High Density)

The R-2, Medium to High Density Residential District, was established to provide for an environment of apartments and congregate living arrangements.

The purpose of the RM, Single Family Residential Manufactured Home Park District, is to provide a separate district for manufactured home parks.

Other Residential Permits

New Resident - Connection Applications

Zoning Permits