Unified Development Code (UDC)

Annexation Application 2021

The letter must include the following minimum information:

  1. Name of all persons holding ownership interest in the property
  2. Address of property
  3. A statement requesting immediate annexation of the property along with the purpose (i.e., sewer/water facilities) of this request
  4. A complete legal description of the property as secured from a property abstract, or County Recorder’s Office (do not include abbreviation descriptions as may be included on tax statements)
  5. Letter to be signed by all persons holding ownership interests in the property


The form of the petition should be a letter, addressed to:
City Manager
City of Winona
City Hall, 207 Lafayette Street
Winona, MN 55987

A fee of $5 per acre with a minimum of $100 and a maximum of $600 must be submitted to with the letter. Checks are payable to the City of Winona. Following tentative approval by the City, the annexation petition requires approval by the respective township. To approve an annexation request related to a septic system, the township will require an inspection report which states the system is non-compliant with current regulations and explains why a replacement system cannot be installed.

Certificate of Appropriateness (Historic Properties)

City Council Appeal

Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment

Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment

Conditional Use Permit

Floodplain Application

Interim Use Permit

Land Disturbance Activity Permit (Bluffland Development)

Mining / Extraction Pits

Sandwich Board Signs

Sign Permit

Silica Sand Processing & Transportation Operation

Site Plan Permit


UDC (Zoning) Map Amendment

UDC (Zoning) Text Amendment