Building and construction-related permits can be found on this page. For all other permits, visit the FAQs page and click on Where do I find other permits?

If you have questions, call the Inspections Department at 952.924.2588 or stop by the Inspections counter, City Hall, 2nd Floor, 5005 Minnetonka Blvd.

How to Apply for a Building or Construction Permit

Printable permit applications are at the bottom of this page.

Mail application to City of St. Louis Park, Inspections Department, 5005 Minnetonka Boulevard, St. Louis Park, MN 55416. Provide a check for payment, or include a name and phone number to be contacted for credit card payment.

Email application to Include a name and phone number to be contacted for credit card payment.

Fax application to 952.924.2663. Fax is secured and you may add credit card information on the fax cover sheet.

Apply in person at City Hall, 5005 Minnetonka Boulevard. The Inspections Department is on 2nd Floor, and office hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Apply online with ePermits. This is for the following single-family residential, single-items only. If you don’t see what you are looking for in the following list, you must apply by fax, mail or in person.

  • Building Permit for Residential
    • Residential re-roofing with asphalt shingles on a sloped roof
    • Residential re-roofing a house, or house and garage, or garage only
    • Residential re-siding of a house, or house and garage, or garage only
  • Electrical Permit for Residential
    • A/C and/or Furnace, or a NSP Saver Switch
  • Mechanical Permit for Residential
    • A/C and/or Furnace, or a Single Fuel Burning Appliance
  • Plumbing Permit for Residential
    • Water Heater, Water Softener, or a Drinking System
  • Point of Sale Permit for Residential
    • Single Family Home, Townhouse, Condo, or Duplex

PLEASE NOTE: In ePermits, you must click the Create and Print Permit box in order for the process to be completed.

Permit Fees 

For a list of permit fees, view the Fee Schedule. Cash, checks and credit card payments are accepted.

Submit Building Permit Plans Online

You can use ProjectDox to submit building permit plans online for new commercial construction, commercial additions or alterations, or new residential construction. To see how, visit the FAQs page and click on How do I submit building plans online?

You May Need a Construction Management Plan

Construction Management Plans are required for some projects. To find out if you need one, visit the FAQs page and click on Is a Construction Management Plan required for my project? 

Building and Construction Permits

Permit Checklist — New Residential Construction
Permit Checklist — Residential Remodels/Additions
Permit Checklist — Residential Decks
Permit Checklist — Commercial, Additions and Alterations
Permit Checklist — Commercial, New Construction
Backflow Preventer Testing Form
Building Permit
Electrical Permit
Mechanical Permit
Plumbing Permit
Property Owner Waiver
Sewer & Water Permit
Temporary Noise Permit

Permits Related to Zoning Ordinances

For more information about permits related to zoning, call Community Development at 952.924.2575.

Conditional Use Permit for Fill or Excavation of More Than 400 Cubic Yards
Conditional Use Permit
Application for Amendment to Comprehensive Plan
Fence Application
Parking Lot/Driveway Application
Shed Application
Sign Permit Application
Temporary Sign Permit Application
Temporary Use Permit — for events lasting more than 14 days
Mobile Use Application — food truck, medical truck, etc. 
Planned Unit Development Application
Subdivision/Plat Application
Vacation Application — Petition to Vacate Public Highway, Street, Alley or Easement
Variance Application