Construction Services & Inspections

Permit Applications

To create a new contractor login

  • Phone the Construction Services office at 218-730-5240 or the Engineering office at 218-730-5200 to set up a contractor registration and/or obtain your contractor PIN number.
  • Proceed to the LOGIN AS A CONTRACTOR instructions below.

To log in as a contractor

  • On the first screen, in the pull down near the top center, select CONTRACTOR.
  • Select your company name from the dropdown list or type the name.  Enter your PIN in the password box.
  • Select Login.

To create a new public user login

  • On the first screen, in the pull down near the top center, select PUBLIC.
  • Select SET UP AN ACCOUNT to register. Complete all required fields.
  • Select CREATE ACCOUNT. You will then be logged in.

To log in as a public user

  • On the first screen, in the pull down near the top center, select PUBLIC.
  • Enter your username and password.
  • Select Login.

For instructions on how to complete the online application, via eTRAKiT, please visit our document library here. All instructions will start with “eTRAKiT” and will be followed by the applicable permit type.

If you forget your username or password, click on the link within eTRAKiT and enter your Registration # to have them sent to your profile e-mail.

If you encounter any error messages during the online application or submission process, you do not receive a confirmation of payment or you have any questions as to whether the online permit application or submission was successful, call the Land Use Technicians in the Construction Services & Inspections office at 218-730-5240 to report the problem and obtain assistance.  DO NOT create and/or pay for duplicate permits or submissions.  Be sure to read the Permit Refund Policy here.