Building Permits and Inspections

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8:00 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

Under the direction of the Building Official, 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 also includes decks, garages, porches, fences, sheds, driveways, basement remodeling, egress windows, replacement siding, windows and roofing.

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

New construction, additions, alterations or repairs to a residential occupancy also require a smoke alarm be installed. 

Permit Fees
Processed Permits
Online Permitting for Contractors
Additional Resources