Building Inspections

Duties

Building inspections staff perform a code review of building plans and permit applications, issue building permits and conduct a wide range of field inspections including building, plumbing, mechanical, fire and zoning codes.

Building Permits

The city requires that a building permit be submitted for all work, as required by Minnesota State Building Code, to be done to the outside or the inside of a structure. These permit applications can be downloaded online or picked up at city hall and sent electronically, mailed or delivered to city hall.

Electrical Permits and Inspections

These are handled by the State of Minnesota. For more information see Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.