Community Development


Welcome to the Red Wing Community Development Department. Our core functions include: 

  • Building inspections and permits
  • Economic development through the Port Authority
  • Permits and licenses
  • Zoning and planning
  • Sustainability


We are available to help you navigate through various city codes and regulations, such as those related to:

  • Buildings, signs, and fences
  • Historic preservation
  • Various permits and licenses 
  • Zoning and subdivisions

Other Assistance

Our staff can also assist with:

  • Business growth in Red Wing
  • Business financing (through the Port Authority)
  • Permitting requirements 
  • Development site locations