Local Developments

Saint Pauls’ Early Notification System – be the first to know on your block!

You can sign-up to receive updates directly from the City of Saint Paul regarding applications for licensing, zoning matters, variances being applied for in Payne-Phalen. To sign up for the Early Notification System, please visit www.stpaul.gov/ens.

Payne-Phalen Area Plans and Small Area Plans

Transportation and Transit Planning

To get involved in local transportation please join the Transportation Committee

Housing Redevelopment and New Construction

New Business and Commercial Vitality

  • Railroad Island Commercial Vitality Zone. The Commercial Vitality Zone program invests in Saint Paul neighborhood commercial districts to promote city -wide vitality, growth and equity. It is funded by a $750,000 annual sales tax revenue fund, created by a ½-cent local sales tax that State law mandates be used to further residential, cultural, commercial and economic development. This annual fund was proposed in 2014; the first year of implementation is 2015
  • HealthPartners – Neuroscience Center
    In July 2015, HealthPartners plans to begin construction of a new neuroscience center located on Phalen Boulevard in St. Paul, near the HealthPartners Specialty Centers and Regions Hospital.
    On site construction camera!  Watch this project take shape!
  • Beacon Bluff Redevelopment  The Saint Paul Port Authority (SPPA) has been redeveloping the former 3M site for job creation on the East Side.
  • Cookie Cart  youth job training enterprise coming to Payne Avenue!

Community Facilities