Building Permits & Resources

  1. Contractors - COVID-19 Message

    The Building Inspections Department is closed to the public, but our team continues to work with limited staff. Essential inspections will be conducted starting at 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Read on...
  2. 2020 Minnesota State Building Code in effect March 31, 2020

    The NEW 2020 Minnesota State Building Code (MSBC) is now in effect. All permits applied for on or after March 31st, 2020 will use the NEW 2020 MSBC. Read on...
  3. Road Restrictions 2020

    Road restriction go into effect on Friday March 6th, 2020 at 12:01 AM. Read on...
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ePermits


Apply for Building Permits here: ePermits.

You are welcome to stop by the Building Department and use our computer kiosk. For more information, contact the Building Inspections Division at 952-826-0372.

FAQs

Expired Permits
A permit will be considered expired if there has been no work or inspection done in 180 days. The Chief Building Official is authorized to grant extension of time if there is justifiable cause demonstrated.

Note About Demolitions

Contact Hennepin County at demo@hennepin.us to schedule a pre-demolition inspection to ensure regulated materials are removed prior to demolition per Hennepin County Ordinance 7 paragraph 2.07 B. To learn more, visit Hennepin County - Construction and Demolition Waste for Contractors

To help divert waste from landfills, Hennepin County has grants available to homeowners and developers to deconstruct buildings to salvage building materials rather than demolish them.