Licensing & Permits

Basement Finishing

Building Permits

Commercial Building Permits

Commercial Building Energy Codes Program (click on this link): Commercial Compliance Using COMcheck™

A complete set of documents will help you get your next project started fast. Please submit a digital PDF of your plans in addition to the paper plans. You can send the digital PDF via email to

Construction Site Erosion

Deck Building Permits

Egress Window & Well Dimensions

Electrical Inspections

Fire Alarms

(Please remember that when obtaining a Fire Alarm Permit, you must obtain a separate Electrical Permit as well.)

Garages, Sheds, & Other Accessory Buildings

Heating & 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/House Relocation

MPCA Permit Factsheets

New Residential Dwelling

Other Documents

Roofing, Siding and Window Replacement Permit

Silt Fences

Sprinkler System Permit

Sump Pump Requirements