City Code


The Chanhassen City Code is updated electronically on an as-needed basis. Click on the City Code button below to be redirected to the online version.
City Code
This version includes all ordinances (up to and including Ordinance 637) adopted through December 10, 2018. Listed below are the ordinances that have been adopted and/or published since that date:
Ordinance No.
Date Approved
Amending Paisley Park Planned Unit Development

Amending Chapters 4, 5, and 20 concerning Permitting backyard chickens in residential districts; Revising the Community Commercial District Section’s formatting; Allowing Continuing Care Retirement Facilities in High-Density Residential Districts; Updating Sign Design and Construction Standards Reference (Building Code); Clarifying Trash Storage Enclosure Exemption.

Amending Chapter 20, Zoning, rezoning The Park to Planned Unit Development
Amending Chapter 18, Subdivisions, concerning the 30-20-10 tree diversity standard; Amending Chapter 19,Water, Sewers and Sewage Disposal, referencing Carver County's Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems ordinance; and Amending Chapter 20, Zoning, concerning designation of alternate front yards.
Amending Chapter 6, Boats and Waterways, concerning Slow-no wake restrictions.
Amending Chapter 2, Administration, establishing an Economic Development Commission
Amending Chapter 9, Fire Prevention and Protection, and Chapter 18, Subdivisions Concerning Adopting the Minnesota Fire Code; Revising the Fire Code Appeals Process; Establishing Recreational Fire and Burn Permit Standards; and Adopting Design Standards for Street and Fire Apparatus Access Roads


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