Construction Services & Inspections

Building your home, your business, and our community - together.

City Hall is closed to the public due to COVID-19. Staff are ready and able to assist you remotely. Construction Services & Inspections staff are working normal working hours.

Although the physical office will be closed, staff will continue to be available to respond to inquiries, process permit applications, review plans, and conduct inspections. 

Please call 218-730-5240 or email We aim to respond to your inquiry the same day or the next morning.

Thank you.




Welcome to the Construction Services & Inspections’ web pages. We are here to help you build safe, durable, energy efficient buildings and spaces and vibrant neighborhoods.

Whether big or small, we know your project is important to you and we are ready to provide as much assistance as needed. Our team of experienced code professionals are committed to listening and working with you to move your project forward, together.

We want you to find what you need quickly and easily. Select the button below for the topic you are interested in, or navigate using the buttons at the left.

About permits
About residential projects
Commercial & Multi-Family Residential Projects
Permit Fees
Document Library


We are at your service.

If you need help finding what you are looking for here on our web pages, or if you’d just rather talk than click, feel free to call or stop in to the office on the first floor of City Hall.