Welcome to Rochester and your new home atSprings at South Broadway! No doubt you want to unpack and start to explore your new neighborhood, but you'll certainly need to find out what local resources are available to help your transition. Rather than trying to think of all the services you need and then looking them up one by one, streamline the process with this list of state and city resources.
Update your address and vehicle registration, get a Minnesota driver's license, and change your plates at the Minnesota'sDVS. If you've moved here from another part of the state, you can handle many of these dutiesonline.
Don't let an election pass by without voting in your district. You can complete your registration online in many cases, but if for some reason you can't use the online system, registration bymailand even at a polling place are both available.
Whether or not you have a car, sometimes you want to leave the driving to others. Take advantage of Rochester’s bus system, which runs on weekdays and Saturdays.Passesare available not only at transit offices, but also but at several supermarket and drugstore locations around Rochester.
Want to find a city ordinance or attend a city council meeting? You can find all of the departments that handle these issues as well as a comprehensive list of city ordinances on Rochester’s main website. Whether you need acommunity servicelike Animal Control or a city service like street repair, you'll find all of the links on this easy-to-navigate site.
This is the go-to page if you need to find a park,reccenter, golf course, or lake, or if you want to find out about theriverside concertsheld at the Mayo Civic Center or one of the town’s beautiful parks. Rochester is blessed with a very green landscape that lends itself well to outdoor pursuits from jogging to playing in one of the various sports leagues around town.
Run by the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Rah Rah Rochester lists the events, attractions, restaurants, museums, and other sights to see around town. You can look up locations alphabetically or via an eventscalendarshowing you what's coming up next.
Do you know of other helpful resources for someone new to Rochester? Tell us below in the comments!