Building Safety - Permits

The City of St. Cloud helps ensure construction of safe buildings and protects community character through zoning laws and building code regulations. The Building Safety Department administers these laws through permits and inspections. When you as a homeowner build something in St. Cloud or change the way you use the home or property, you may need to obtain a permit.

Office Information

  • City Hall address is 1201 - 7th St S.
  • The Building Safety Department is located on the main floor of City Hall.
  • Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.
    • Inspector office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Field inspection hours are 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Click here to email pictures for tear-offs of residential roofing and siding permits.


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