Contact the city
City staff and appointed/elected officials are available to the public by email or phone. Please contact city hall for council and commission phone numbers, but emails are listed through the links below. A general city email can also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Searchable access to the City Code and ordinances.
Complaints, Issues and Requests
The city uses SeeClickFix for online requests. If the issue is a complaint about a private property, please select the "private property" subject and all information is hidden from the public. Using SeeClickFix for issues such as potholes, snowplow damage, public tree or park issues, traffic signals and other city issues allows you to follow the progress of the resolution.
Apply for homestead online through Hennepin County, or print out and mail in a PDF. Free postage paid envelopes are available at city hall. If you file online, please contact the city to update your new resident information, 952.960.7900.
Apply to work at the City of Shorewood.
Maps are available online: GIS maps, election precinct maps, zoning maps, road weight restriction maps, street maps.
All building permit, mechanical permit and plumbing permit applications can be filled out online and emailed to email@example.com. Fixed price permits under $400 can be paid online. Permit fees of $400 and up can be paid online using a checking account routing number and account number, or by mailing or dropping a check off to city hall (5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331). Any plans or supported documents 11" X 17" can be emailed; larger documents must be dropped off at city hall. An outside lockbox is provided drop off when city hall is closed.
Shorewood uses the Public Alert system for emergency notifications to residents and businesses in the city. In emergency situations a text message, email message and/or voicemail message is delivered to residents. Residents should make sure the city has up-to-date information for all household members to be notified in case of an emergency. This system is also used for last minute road construction notices on individual roads. Update your information online.