Brian HoffmanThe Inspections Department employs 21 full-time staff members, including inspectors with specialties in building and housing codes, as well as service technicians and administrators. The department is responsible for:

  • Issuing permits for construction.
  • Inspecting new construction and remodeling projects for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical system standards in Minnesota State Building Code.
  • Inspecting homes and commercial buildings prior to sale to ensure quality of properties in the city.
  • Licensing dogs, tobacco sales and mechanical contractors.
  • Enforcing sections of the City Code related to nuisances and zoning.
  • Inspecting multi-family rental units and one- & two-family non-owner occupied units.

Permits and Licenses

Property Ownership


Property Maintenance 


Selling a Commercial Property

Property Permit History

Selling Your Home

  Renting Your Home


Inspections Department
City Hall, 2nd Floor
5005 Minnetonka Blvd
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: 952.924.2588, Fax: 952.924.2663
Office Hours:  Monday through Friday, 7:30AM – 4:30PM
Inspections Staff Directory