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Vacant Property Registration

  1. Before using this form to register a vacant property, please create an account/sign-in to your existing account.

  2. 1) Vacant Property Registration

  3. Type of Registration*

  4. 2) Property Description

  5. Property Type*

  6. 3) Owner Information

  7. 4) Known Lien Holders/Other Parties with an Ownership Interest

  8. 5) Timeline

  9. 6) Plan for Occupancy/Compliance/Demolition

  10. Proposed Action Type*

  11. 7) Registration Fees

  12. The registration fees for vacant properties in the City of Hopkins are as follows:

    Single property not within five hundred feet of another Vacant Property with same Owner - $500 per property first calendar year, $1,000 each subsequent calendar year the properties remain vacant.

    Two or more Vacant Properties with same Owner, located within five hundred feet of each other - $1,000 per property first calendar year, $2,500 each subsequent calendar year the properties remain vacant.

  13. Type of Property

    Single Property, First Calendar Year

  14. Price

  15. Type of Property

    Single Property, Subsequent Calendar Year

  16. Price

  17. Type of Property

    Two or More Vacant Properties, First Calendar Year

  18. Price

  19. Type of Property

    Two or More Vacant Properties, Subsequent Calendar Year

  20. Price

  21. 8) Exemption from Registration Fees

  22. This property is exempt from registration fees for the following (check all that apply):*

  23. 9) Signature

    You are being asked for this information pursuant to Hopkins Ordinance 455.03, for the purposes of complying with the Vacant Property registration requirements of Section 455. If you own “Vacant Property,” as that term is defined under Hopkins Ordinance 455.01, then you are required to provide required registration information and failure to do so is a misdemeanor, may result in a request for injunctive relief, and may result in increased registration fees under Hopkins Ordinance 455.13. The City intends to maintain this information as “security information,” as that term is defined by the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, and will attempt to limit its dissemination. However, the City will comply with all mandatory data practices or litigation requests.

  24. Electronic Signature Agreement*

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

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