Building Permits & Resources


Apply for Building Permits online at ePermits.

City Hall is open to the public. Please contact the Building Inspections Division at 952-826-0372 with any questions or read our FAQs.

In-Person Appointments at City Hall Only 

Many questions can be answered by calling Building Inspections staff at 952-826-0372. It's important to call Building for any building code questions.

If you prefer, you can meet with staff for services including:

  • Apply for a Permit
  • Digital Plan Review Submission
  • Pay for Permit
  • Permit Question
  • Property File

This does not include the Planning Department. Please call 952-826-0369 for an appointment with someone in Planning.

Book an in-person appointment with Building Inspections between 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Note About Demolitions

Contact Hennepin County at 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.