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Selling Commercial or Industrial Property


Selling Commercial or Industrial Property

updated: Monday, September 28, 2015

To help maintain the quality of all St. Louis Park properties, all buildings must be inspected before they can be sold or ownership is transferred. To ensure you're ready for the closing, apply for your Property Maintenance Certificate inspection before or shortly after placing the property up for sale. A Property Maintenance Certificate must be presented to the buyer at the closing.

Step One -
Seller or seller's agent applies for an inspection and pays the inspection fee. Commercial Point of Sale Application.

Commercial/Industrial Inspection Fees -

Area (Square Feet)   Cost  
Up to 5,000 sq. ft.   $400  
5,001 - 25,000 sq. ft.   $600  
25,001 - 75,000 sq. ft.   $800  
75,001 sq. ft. - 100,000 sq. ft.   $1,000  
100,001 - 200,000 sq. ft.   $1,400  
200,001 Sq. Ft. and greater   $1,800  

Multi-Family Structures Fees -

Per Building $250/ Building
Per Unit $12/ Unit


Step Two -
City Inspectors checks the building(s) and property to ensure it conforms with the Property Maintenance Code.

Step Three -
The inspector finds that the building and property comply with the code. A Property Maintenance Certificate is issued. The certificate is valid for one year to the transfer title.

Code violations are found and a corrections report is issued. Corrections are made and the property is re-inspected. Once the building complies with the code, a Property Maintenance Certificate is issued. The certificate is valid for one year to transfer the title.

For more information, call the Inspections Department at (952) 924-2588

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St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
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