Building Permits

Building permits are required for most construction within the city limits. The city follows the Minnesota building code, and all construction must be inspected. All commercial plumbing permits must have an approved plan review from the state. Residential plumbing permits can be obtained through the city permit office. All electrical permits must be obtained through the state. All other permits are obtained through the city permit office.


Planning & Zoning

All property within the city limits must conform with zoning regulations in chapter 3 of the city code. Variances can be granted with approval of the planning commission and city council.