E-Permits Are Available
Login at the e-permits website.
Apply for permits online 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:
Above Ground Swimming Pool
Residential and Commercial
Residential Sewer or Water
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.
Map of current Building Permits
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
- Dumpster - see Building Code Information
- Egress Window
- Heating/Air Conditioning
- New Home Construction
- New Commercial Construction
- Room Addition
- Solar Installations
- Swimming Pools
- 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, Platform Decks and Shed Placement
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)
Sign Permit Application (PDF) - Permanent and Temporary Signage