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Apply online

The online services portal allows you to apply and pay for building permits, search permit information, manage inspections, and apply and pay for dog licenses (coming soon!).

Homeowners must create an account. Contractors and registered design professionals, please contact the Inspections Division at 651-714-3543 for your registration setup. 

Combination Permits
A combination permit will be issued to the general contractor or the homeowner acting as the general contractor for the following: addition, basement finish, deck, porch, remodel, repair, and new construction. The permit will include the fees associated with this project (e.g. building, plan check, plumbing, HVAC, electric, sprinkler), if applicable.

When your permit is approved, you will receive an email with further instructions.

If you are unsure, please call 651-714-3543 to determine if a combination permit should be issued.

Stand-alone permits
Stand-alone, flat fee permits (e.g. replacement furnace, A/C, water heater, water softener) will be issued to the licensed contractor doing the work, or to the homeowner doing the work. Stand-alone permits do not require inspector review.

Before applying online
Review the online portal instructions to help guide you through the online process.

Access the online services portal