Contact Information

201 4th Street SE
Room 108
Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

Phone: 507-328-2950
Fax: 507-328-2401

Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Department Contacts


Meet the Community Development Team

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The Community Development team is committed to building community by nurturing relationships with residents, business owners, developers, and entrepreneurs to improve the physical, economic, environmental, and social health of Rochester.

We believe in: Partnership | Integrity | Performance | Efficiency | Creativity | Resiliency

Yetzer, Ryan

Ryan Yetzer
  • Departments:Community Development
  • Title:Principal Planner
  • Phone:(507) 328-2954
  • Email:

Ryan Yetzer is a Principal Planner in the Community Development Department. He holds degrees in Planning and Community Development and in Political Science and has worked in planning for four years.

Ryan's key duties with the City of Rochester include:

  • Maintaining and updating City zoning ordinances and City policies;
  • Conducting development and site plan review;
  • Answering development and zoning questions from citizens and developers;
  • Providing recommendations to various City Boards, Commissions, Committees and the City Council; and
  • Managing various Community Development projects and initiatives.
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