An owner or owner representative who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure; erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert, or replace any gas, mechanical, electrical, or plumbing system or other equipment, the installation of which is regulated by the code; or cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit. Building permits are required for all window replacement, reroofing, and residing.

Application Process

Issuance of all building permits require completion of an application and submittal of detailed plans. Once the application is complete, it will take approximately 7 to 10 business days for the permit to be approved. Fence, siding, and roofing permits can typically be issued within 3 business days. If you have any questions regarding the permitting process, contact the building official at (320) 363-7201.

Building Permit Application (PDF) - Please include 11"x17" plans with permit submission.
*Required for all permit types

Zoning Permit Application (PDF) - required for fences, buildings < 200 square feet, and parking pads.