Building Inspections

  1. Important Fall 2021 Edina Building Permit Updates & Reminders

    Fall and Spring are the most difficult times to keep a jobsite in compliance. Please conduct an inspection of your site to ensure that the following items are in good standing. Read on...
  2. Hire Only Licensed Contractors

    Protect yourself. Don't let an unlicensed contractor ruin a great project. Read on...
  3. Stormwater Management Escrow

    The Stormwater Management Escrow is a new requirement effective Jan. 1st, 2021 that is meant to ensure compliance with the permit’s approved Stormwater Management Plan; and thus, the City Stormwater Policy. Read on...
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Looking for an ePermit?

Go to the Permits & Resources page to apply for a permit, check on status or get a fee estimate.

State Building Code

The City of Edina strictly follows Minnesota State Building Code, which in turn adopts the International Building Code, International Residential Code and other codes and standards relating to building construction.

Permits are required in most cases for:

  • Alterations
  • Construction
  • Demolition
  • Maintenance and Use
  • Moving
  • Repair

Call to Contact Us

If you are considering a project or are unsure if you need permits or other requirements, please call us at 952-826-0372. Our inspectors spend most of their workday doing on-site inspections, so please make an appointment if you want to come in and discuss a project.