Building Permits and Inspections

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8 am - 4:30 pm

Inspection Line 
Phone: 651.490.4685

Teresa Mills, Office Tech
Phone: 651.490.4683 | E-mail Teresa

Dave Scherbel, Building Official
Phone: 651.490.4691 | E-mail Dave

Brent Marshall, Building Inspector - Residential
Phone: 651.490.4687 | E-mail Brent

The building inspection program administers building permits and inspections. 

Building permits are required for buildings or structures that are:

  • constructed
  • altered
  • moved
  • improved
  • repaired

This includes decks, garages, porches, fences, sheds, driveways, basement remodeling, egress windows, replacement siding, windows and roofing.

Permits are required for electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning work.  

All new construction, additions, alterations, or repairs that require a building permit also require a smoke & carbon monoxide detector. All detectors must be installed to code.

Permit Fees
Processed Permits
Online Permitting for Contractors
Additional Resources