Permits

E-Permits Are Available

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Apply for permits on line for projects that do not require plans to be submitted for review. ePermits may be purchased by property owners or licensed contractors for the following projects:

Building

Reroof

Siding

Doors

Draintile

Windows

Residential Plumbing

Fixtures

Lawn Sprinklers

Water Heater

Water Softener

Above Ground Swimming Pool

Mechanical

Heating

Air Conditioning

Ventilation

Electrical

Residential and Commercial

Residential Sewer or Water

Connection

Disconnection

Repair - with no street excavation or curb replacement

Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit cards are required for payment. Questions? call the City of South St. Paul Permits and Inspections Department 651-554-3220.

View permit details including inspection results

The Permit and Inspections Department issues all building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and miscellaneous permits, and schedules all required inspections. The city requires permits for various building-related projects that occur within the city. Below is a list of projects that require a permit:

  • Accessory Building
  • Basement Finish
  • Concrete
  • Deck
  • Draintile
  • Dumpster
  • Egress Window
  • Fence
  • Framing/Insulation
  • Garage
  • Heating/Air Conditioning
  • New Home Construction
  • New Commercial Construction
  • Porch
  • Roof
  • Room Addition
  • Swimming Pools
  • Ventilation
  • Windows and Doors

Building Permit Application (PDF) - Building/Remodeling, Roofing, Siding, Windows, etc.

HVAC Permit Application (PDF) - Heating, Air Conditioning, Gas Piping, Ventilation, etc.

Plumbing Permit Application (PDF) - Plumbing, Water/Sewer, RPZs, Lawn Sprinkler Systems, Pools, etc.

Miscellaneous Permit Application (PDF) - Fences, Asphalt, Concrete, Dumpsters, Storage PODs

Electrical Permit Application (PDF) (Contractor - One and Two-Family Dwellings)

Electrical Permit Application (PDF)(Contractor - Non-Dwelling and Multi-Family Dwellings)

Electrical Permit Application (PDF) (Homeowner - Single Family Dwelling)

State Electrical Solar Permit Fees

Sign Permit Application (PDF) - Permanent and Temporary Signage