Government Center building and plaza rules
The Hennepin County Government Center is a public building that accommodates a significant amount of public business.
The building's north plaza and south plaza are used by members of the public every day. These locations are defined as public space and are open for individuals to use, gather or demonstrate.
The county has adopted rules related to use of the Government Center building and plazas to ensure safety and well-being of all visitors and staff.
If you visit the Government Center building
Required face coverings
All visitors to Hennepin County buildings are required to wear face coverings that cover both mouth and nose.
- Face coverings can include a paper or disposable face mask, a cloth face mask, a scarf, a bandanna, a neck gaiter, or a religious face covering.
- A face shield alone is not sufficient. Visitors who wear a face shield are required to wear a face covering underneath it.
If you are sick
Do not enter the building if you are sick or experiencing any of the following symptoms:
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
Maintain 6 feet or 2 meters of physical distance.