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Building Permits & Inspections
Permit & Inspections Department
The Permit and Inspections Department issues all building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and miscellaneous permits, and schedules all required inspections. The building official is responsible for plan reviews and inspection of all building and remodeling projects. All electrical inspections are scheduled with our state electrical inspector.

Grading/Excavation/Fill Permits are issued through the Engineering Department.  
Right-of-Way permits are issued through the Dakota County One Stop Permit Shop.

Scheduling an Inspection
Please call 24 hours in advance during office hours between 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. to schedule an inspection. All inspections occur between 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. The building official is available for questions Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Electrical inspections are scheduled with Patrick McMullen at 612-866-1979. He is available for calls Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Joe Heimkes
Building Official

Ph: 651-554-3220
Fx: 651-554-3211

Kim Woog
Office Specialist III

Ph:  651-554-3221
Fx:  651-554-3211

125 3rd Ave. No.
South St. Paul, MN  55075

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.