Building Permits

Applications and Information

Basement Finishing
Building Permit
Construction Site Erosion
Deck Building Permit
Egress Window and Well Dimensions
Electrical Inspection
Garages, Sheds, and Other Accessory Buildings
Heating and Plumbing
Lead Based Requirements – Federal Mandate
Lightning Safety
Above is important lightning safety warning information for owners of homes and other buildings with corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). CSST is a gas pipe with a yellow or orange covering. The brand is printed on the covering; brands include TracPipe, Gastite and Wardflex, among others. See informational handouts above.
Manufactured Home Permit
Masonry & Concrete Cold Weather Guidelines
Moving Structures Permit
New Residential Dwelling
Radon Gas Informaiton

Radon Gas Information

What is a safe and acceptable Level of Radon Gas

Consumer's Guide to Radon Reduction

State Minnesota on Radon

Rental Registation Program
Shingling, Roofing, & Siding Permit
Silt Fences
Sprinkler System Permit
Sump Pump Requirements

MPCA Permit Factsheets






Building Fee Schedule (pdf)



Commercial Building Permits (pdf) -- A complete set of documents will help you get your next project started fast. Please submit a digital PDF of your plans addition to the paper plans. You can send the digital PDF to Al Ernste.

You may first want to read the list of items that do not require a permit:

Useful Links

Useful Links (pdf) to additional resources.

New Laws Affecting Homeowners Builders (pdf)

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