Washington County Building Permits (Minnesota)

Search for Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington County building permit. Washington 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 Washington County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Forest Lake Zoning Forest Lake MN 21350 Forest Boulevard North 55025 651-464-4349

Oakdale Building Department Oakdale MN 1584 Hadley Avenue North 55128 651-739-5150

Scandia Building Department Scandia MN 14727 209th Street North 55073 651-433-5762

Stillwater Building Department Stillwater MN 216 4th Street North 55082 651-430-8825


Town and City Halls in Washington County, MN provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Washington 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 Washington County, Minnesota. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Washington 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.

Afton City Hall Afton MN 3033 Saint Croix Trail South 55001 651-436-5090

Bayport City Hall Bayport MN 294 3rd Street North 55003 651-275-4404

Denmark Town Hall Hastings MN 14008 90th Street South 55033 651-436-1704

Forest Lake City Hall Forest Lake MN 220 Lake St N 55025 651-464-3550

Hugo City Hall Hugo MN 14669 Fitzgerald Avenue North 55038 651-762-6300

Lake Elmo City Hall Lake Elmo MN 3800 Laverne Avenue North 55042 651-777-5510

Lakeland City Hall Lakeland MN 690 Quinnell Avenue North 55043 651-436-4430

Lakeland Town Hall Lakeland MN 690 Quinnell Avenue North 55043 651-436-8118

Mahtomedi City Hall Mahtomedi MN 600 Stillwater Road 55115 651-426-3344

Marine On St Croix City Hall Marine on Saint Croix MN 121 Judd Street 55047 651-433-3636

Newport City Hall Newport MN 596 7th Ave 55055 651-459-5677

Nininger Town Hall Hastings MN 1175 Nininger Rd 55033 651-437-4282

Stillwater City Hall Stillwater MN 216 4th Street North 55082 651-430-8800


Building Inspectors in Washington County, MN ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Washington County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Washington 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 Washington County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Washington County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Washington 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.

Oakdale Building Inspector Oakdale MN 1584 Hadley Avenue North 55128 651-739-5150

Woodbury Building Inspector Woodbury MN 8301 Valley Creek Road 55125 651-714-3543