Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Chanhassen’s Response to COVID-19

The City of Chanhassen will reopen City Hall, the Public Works Building, and the Rec Center to the public on Monday, June 15, 2020 following the Governor’s guidelines. The Senior Center is not yet reopened at this time. Residents are still encouraged to call or email City staff with any City-related questions or business. The outdoor drop box can be used for any utility bill payments that cannot be mailed. Any visitors to City buildings will be required to maintain six feet of separation between themselves and other individuals. Hand sanitizer will be made available to all visitors.

NOTE: Due to construction at the main (east) entrance of city hall, visitors will need to enter the building at the north entrance which can be accessed from Kerber Boulevard.

Building Closures & Affected Activities

  • The Recreation Center will open on June 15 with modified hours and new safety procedures:
    • Monday-Friday, 7:00am-8:00pm
    • Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Closed Sundays
  • The Senior Center will remain closed to the public until further notice
  • City Council and Commission meetings will continue to be conducted virtually
  • Parks & Recreation events and programming remain cancelled until further notice; virtual programming available on city website
  • Please call City Hall with any questions: 952.227.1100

City and Public Meetings

During the remainder of June, the follow meetings will occur:

  • City Council will hold an electronic meeting at 7:00 pm on Monday, June 22. Get details on how city council electronic meetings work HERE.
  • Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, June 16. Get details on how planning commission electronic meetings work HERE.
  • The Park and Recreation Commission will hold an electronic meeting on Tuesday, June 23 at 7:30 pm. Watch the meeting online at or on Mediacom Cable Channel 107.2.

As the Mayor, City Council, and City Staff continue to evaluate and determine essential and non-essential City functions, the City’s website and social media pages will be updated to reflect those determinations. 

Department Information & Impacted Services

Carver County Sheriff’s Office:

  • The Carver County Sheriff’s Office will maintain the same levels of service with the exception of responding to medical calls for service for “flu-like” symptoms.

Engineering and Public Works:

  • Public bid-openings will take place as scheduled. Groups will be limited to 25 people.
  • Please call 952-227-1160 with any engineering questions, or 952-227-1300 for Public Works questions.

Fire Dept:

  • No commercial fire inspections or community CPR/AED trainings will be scheduled.
  • The fire department will not be responding to medical calls for service for “flu-like” symptoms.

Parks and Recreation:

  • Recreation Programs – All recreation programs scheduled for city facilities are cancelled until further notice. Applicable prorated refunds will be given.
  • For Parks and Recreation questions--including program registration--please call 952-227-1100.

Planning and Zoning:

  • Land-use applications will still be accepted. Please use the drop box outside of City Hall, or submit applications via email.
  • In-person consultations will not be permitted at this time.
  • For planning and zoning questions, please call 952-227-1130.


  • COVID-19 does not present any additional risk to individuals through water supply or wastewater (More information from the CDC can be found here).
  • Utility payments can be made via mail, online, in person, or in the drop box located outside City Hall.
  • For utility billing questions, please call 952-227-1144.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and sincerely thank you for your patience and understanding.

For additional questions please contact: City Manager Todd Gerhardt at 952-227-1119, or Assistant City Manager Jake Foster at: 952-227-1118.

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Updated 6/15/20