Residential Building Permit

Issued To

  • A homeowner who owns and occupies the home, and is completing the work
  • A licensed contractor

Icon of computer mouse pointer clickingOnline Application

Licensed contractors and homeowners can apply online for residential projects, including, but not limited to: 

  • Roofing
  • Siding, Fascia and Soffits
  • Windows
  • Remodel
  • Deck
  • New Home
  • Addition
  • Retaining Walls

Icon of two pieces of paperPaper/Mailed Application

Permits must be obtained before every project.

Additional Requirements



Looking for permits that have been pulled for a particular property in the past? Use the Search feature, located in the upper right of the screen, on our Public Portal. Otherwise, you may submit a public data request or contact the Building Inspections Department at 952-895-4444 to obtain that information.

Questions? Contact

Building Inspections Department
100 Civic Center Parkway, Burnsville, Minn. 55337