Lodging

 

 

Lodging establishments meeting the following definitions must be licensed in Minnesota

  • Lodging establishment means a building, structure, enclosure, or any part thereof used as, maintained as, advertised as, or held out to be a place where sleeping accommodations are furnished to the public as regular roomers, for periods of one week or more, and having five or more beds to let to the public.
  • Hotel or motel means a building, structure, enclosure, or any part thereof used as, maintained as, advertised as, or held out to be a place where sleeping accommodations are furnished to the public and furnishing accommodations for periods of less than one week.
  • Resort means a building, structure, enclosure, or any part thereof located on, or on property neighboring, any lake, stream, skiing or hunting area, or any recreational area for purposes of providing convenient access thereto, kept, used, maintained, or advertised as, or held out to the public to be a place where sleeping accommodations are furnished to the public, and primarily to those seeking recreation for periods of one day, one week, or longer, and having for rent five or more cottages, rooms, or enclosures.
  • Boarding establishment means a food and beverage service establishment where food or beverages, or both are furnished to five or more accommodations, for periods of one week or more.
  • Bed & Breakfast are owner occupied establishments which offer lodging and breakfast, without a limitation on the number of rooms offered. If breakfast is offered to more than 10 persons, a commercial kitchen is required.

Plan Review

All plans and specifications must be submitted to this office at least one month prior to starting construction. Construction may not begin until plans have been approved. Failure to submit plans and appropriate fees for new construction or remodeling will not prevent the fees from being collected. In addition, any construction not meeting code will have to be corrected prior to opening.

Lodging Construction Guidelines
Lodging Plan Review Application

Plumbing Plans

Local Contacts

Prior to construction, plans must be approved by all other local agencies

License Application
and Fees

Food, Pools and Lodging License Application and listing of current fees

Contact us

Chris Wenisch, Environmental Health Specialist
Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services

2200 23rd Street Northeast, Suite 1080
Willmar, MN  56201

320-231-7800, extension 2535
Fax:  320-231-7888

chris.wenisch@kcmn.us