Winter Parking Ordinance

With winter here, it is important to remind residents and visitors of the winter parking ordinance. We hope everyone has a safe and trouble free winter.

There is no parking between 2:00 AM and 6:00 AM in the downtown.

No motor vehicle shall be parked on any public street, until it has been plowed, when there has been an accumulation of new snow to a depth of two or more inches.

In the event that a motor vehicle is not moved off a public street by 9:00 a.m. after there has been an accumulation of new snow to a depth of two or more inches or is parked in the downtown business district from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. or is parked in a city-owned parking lot between the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., the vehicle shall be ticketed by the Police Department. Second offenses involving the same vehicle shall be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.

Assessment Hearing and Budget Workshop – Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014

Assessment Hearing and Budget Workshop Reminder for Wednesday 10/29 at 6:30.

The City Council meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall (332 Main Avenue, Gaylord).

Building Inspection Proposals

2014 RFP – building inspection

BUILDING INSPECTION SERVICES. The City of Gaylord is requesting proposals for building inspection and related services from firms experienced in building inspections.

For information regarding the Request for Proposal, please contact City Administrator Kevin McCann at or access the information from the City of Gaylord web site at Proposals are due by 4:30 p.m., November 20, 2014.

2014 Heart of Gaylord Fall Photo Contest

2014 Heart of Gaylord Fall Photo Contest

Amateur and professional adult and youth photographers are invited to enter their best images that capture the Heart of Gaylord. Photos from all seasons are encouraged!

Photo contest entries due November 5th, 2014

Application Instructions & Requirements:

  1. Entries must be appropriate for all ages to view.
  2. Photos must be taken within the city limits of the City of Gaylord or must be related to a City of Gaylord activity (ie: school events). Photos from all seasons are encouraged.
  1. A completed Heart of Gaylord photo contest entry form must be submitted with entries.
  1. Photographer must own all rights to any photographs entered into this competition as well as have model releases where appropriate.
  1. Email entries to or mail a CD containing images to Kevin McCann, City of Gaylord, 322 Main Avenue, Gaylord, MN 55334.


Capture the heart of Gaylord and submit your pictures in the following categories:

  1. Best Smile – Who has the best smile in Gaylord? Can include more than one individual.
  1. Places – The environment that makes Gaylord amazing, from parks and farmland to neighborhoods and businesses.
  1. Community – Education, volunteerism, celebrations, and art/culture scenes