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Tax Abatement

A Financing Tool for Housing & Economic Development

Tax Abatement is available as a financing tool for housing and economic development activities in St. Louis County. It is to be used for projects that result in the creation of quality jobs and the attraction, retention and expansion of business or housing options within the county.
St. Louis County works in partnership with local jurisdictions using tax abatement as a financing tool for housing and economic development. Applicants should contact the local city or town as the first step in the process.
Tax abatement is allowed under Minnesota Statute 469.1812 to 469.1815. The following documents provide an overview of requirements in using tax abatement financing.

Tax Abatement Documents

Economic Development - St. Louis County
Contact: Barbara Hayden
Tel: 218-725-5008