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  • Apply for permit
  • Pay for approved plan review fee
  • Search for property permit history


Permit fee schedule 

Submit building plans online

You can use ProjectDox to submit building permit plans online for all commercial construction, commercial additions or alterations, or all residential construction. How do I submit building plans online?

How to apply for a building or construction permit

See list of permit applications below. It is recommended that you download and save the application to your computer for your records. Some applications include an optional digital signature field. View steps on creating a digital signature.

  • Mail – Include a check for payment or a name and phone number to be contacted for credit card payment. Mail application to:
    City of St. Louis Park
    Inspections Department
    5005 Minnetonka Blvd
    St. Louis Park, MN 55416

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

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

  • In person – Apply in person at the second floor inspections desk at City Hall, 5005 Minnetonka Boulevard. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Online – Apply online with ePermits 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 mail, email, fax or in person. Note: In ePermits you must click the "Create and Print " permit box in order for the process to be completed.
    • Building permit
      • 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
      • A/C and/or furnace, or a NSP saver switch
    • Mechanical Permit
      • A/C and/or furnace, or a single fuel burning appliance
    • Plumbing permit
      • Water heater, water softener, dishwasher or drinking system
    • Point of sale permit
      • Single-family home, townhouse, condo or duplex

You may need a construction management plan

Construction management plans are required for some projects. To find out if you need one, visit the construction management plan page.

Building and construction permits

Applications and checklists
Building permit Checklist - New residential construction
Electrical permit Checklist - Residential remodels/additions
Mechanical permit Checklist - Residential decks
Plumbing permit Checklist - Commercial, additions and alterations
Sewer and water permit Checklist - Commercial, new construction
Temporary noise permit Checklist - Residential solar PV system permit
Commercial roof permit requirements

* For fillable PDF forms on your mobile devise, download Adobe Acrobat reader through the App Store or Google Play. 

Handouts and forms
Site plan example Guidelines - Asphalt shingle roofing 
Smoke alarms and CO detectors Guidelines - Construction of garages
Demolition deposit form Guidelines - Construction of porches
Dishwasher handout Heating equipment inspection record
Egress window handout Hiring a residential contractor
Property owner waiver Lead certification exemption form
Energy code compliance Special testing and inspection schedule
Backflow devices Backflow preventer testing form
Radon control systems ADA parking requirements
Solar photovoltaic systems Alternative material, design or construction method
Data request form Fax cover sheet


* For fillable PDF forms on your mobile devise, download Adobe Acrobat reader through the App Store or Google Play. 

Permits related to zoning ordinances

The following permits and applications are related to zoning ordinances and are administered by the community development department. If you have any questions about these permits, call 952.924.2575.

Administrative permit applications
Administrative permit handouts
Non-administrative permits

The following permits require board of zoning appeals, planning commission or city council approval. Applications can be found on the planning and zoning page.

  • Comprehensive plan amendment application
  • Conditional use permit
  • Conditional use permit — For fill or excavation of more than 400 cubic yards
  • Planned unit development application
  • Subdivision/plat application
  • Vacation application — Petition to vacate public highway, street, alley or easement
  • Variance application
  • Zoning map amendment application
  • Zoning text amendment application

Additional applications