Activities of the Community Development Department include:
- Administering the Zoning Code and Development Review Process
- Encouraging Economic Development by Supporting Businesses, Creating Jobs, and Growing Winona
- Performing Inspections for Commercial and Residential Projects and Licensing Rental Property
- Working with Programs to Promote Affordable Housing
View the Downtown Strategic Plan.
Find information related to planning and zoning.
City of Winona Inspections is responsible for issuing building permits, performing inspections of residential and commercial property, reviewing building plans and rental inspections.
Economic Development is responsible for the administration, operation and implementation of City and Port Authority economic development activities.
Visit the Port Authority of Winona website.
The City of Winona Housing and Community Development Division is dedicated to promoting decent and affordable housing, marketing sites for redevelopment, business development, improving our aging housing stock, and assisting low to moderate income homeowners.
Winona’s Heritage Preservation Commission serves to identify, designate, protect and promote significant historic resources of the City of Winona.