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When do I need a building permit?
A building permit is required for a variety of types of construction. Please call the Community Development Department at (763) 569-3330 or view the following webpage for specific instances. Building and Construction Permits

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1. What do I need to do if I want a code enforcement officer to inspect the backyard area of my neighbor's property?
2. My neighbor's backyard has code violations, but Code Enforcement doesn't seem to address it. Why?
3. When do I need a building permit?
4. How do I schedule a Building, Electrical, Mechanical, or Plumbing inspection?
5. Who do I call to report a property code violation?
6. I want to build a new home, addition, deck, or garage. What do I need to submit with my building permit application?
7. What are the requirements for installing a fence? Do I need a permit for a fence?
8. Are the original building plans of my home on file with the city?
9. What are the requirements for well sealing when I sell my home?
10. Where can I store my boat, trailer or R.V.?
11. Who do I call to report an animal ordinance violation?
12. Who do I call to report an on-street parking violation between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.?
13. When do I need to get a sign permit?
14. Who should I contact before I dig in my yard?
15. Why do I have to install smoke detectors in my home after making improvements?