Rice County Building Permits (Minnesota)

Search for Rice County, MN building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Rice County, MN create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Rice County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Rice County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Rice County building permit. Rice County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Rice County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Faribault City Building Department Faribault MN 530 Tatepaha Boulevard 55021 507-334-3450

Faribault Zoning Faribault MN 208 1st Avenue Northwest 55021 507-333-0387

Rise County Planning Department Faribault MN 320 3rd Street Northwest 55021 507-332-6100


Town and City Halls in Rice County, MN provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Rice County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Rice County, Minnesota. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Rice County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Dennison City Hall Dennison MN 37622 Goodhue Ave 55018 507-645-7732

Dundas City Hall Dundas MN 216 Railway Street North 55019 507-645-2852

Faribault City Hall Faribault MN 208 1st Ave NW 55021 507-334-2222

Nerstrand City Hall Nerstrand MN 221 Main Street 55053 507-332-8000

Northfield City Hall Northfield MN 801 Washington Street 55057 507-645-8833


Building Inspectors in Rice County, MN ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Rice County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Rice County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Rice County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Rice County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Rice County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Faribault Building Inspector Faribault MN 208 1st Avenue Northwest 55021 507-333-0359

Faribault City Building Inspector Faribault MN 122 2nd Street Northwest 55021 507-384-0552

Northfield Building Inspector Northfield MN 801 Washington Street 55057 507-645-3004