Building Permits & Resources

  1. Temporary Certificate of Occupancy permit for New Homes

    During the period of June 1st through October 15th, Temporary Certificate of Occupancy permits for New Homes are $110 for every 30 days. 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. All existing checklists will be modified to reflect the 2020 MSBC, follow the intention of the checklists. Read on...
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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.


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 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.