Building Safety

Responsibilities
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

  • Directions to City Hall.
  • 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 3:45 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.

Resources

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Click Below for Permit Applications

Application

Click Below for Informational Handouts

Handouts

Click Below for Permit Information

Permits

Click Below for Information on Plan Review

Plans-permit

Click Below for Information on Contractor Licensing & Mech Exam Forms

License

Click Below for Inspection Information

Hard Hat

Click Below for Information on Minnesota State Codes

Code Books