To help maintain the quality of property in St. Louis Park, all buildings must be inspected before they can be sold or before ownership is transferred. To ensure you're ready for closing, apply for your Property Maintenance Certificate inspection before listing the property for sale. The property maintenance certificate must be presented to the buyer at closing.
Seller or seller's agent applies for an inspection and pays the inspection fee. Download the commercial point of sale application.
Commercial or industrial property inspection fees
|Area (Square Feet)||Cost|
|Up to 5,000 sq. ft.||$450|
|5,001 - 25,000 sq. ft.||$750|
|25,001 - 75,000 sq. ft.||$1,000|
|75,001 sq. ft. - 100,000 sq. ft.||$1,400|
|100,001 - 200,000 sq. ft.||$1,700|
|200,001 sq. ft. and greater||$2,200|
Multi-family property inspection fees
- Per building: $255
- Per unit: $15
City inspectors checks the building(s) and property to ensure it conforms with Property Maintenance Code.
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 transfer the 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.