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Residential Permit Application

  1. Residential Building Permit Application

    This application is for all Residential Building Permits. You will receive an email, with payment information, once the permit is ready.

  2. Site/Building Information

    Fill out information about the site/building where the project is to take place.

  3. Fill out the address, including unit number (if applicable) where the project is to take place. If there are multiple addresses, include EVERY address.

  4. Fill out the project owner name (where the project is taking place).

  5. Project Information

    Fill out information on the project.

  6. Type of Principle Building*

    This permit application is for 1- or 2- family dwellings or townhomes ONLY. If your project is not one of these, please fill out the "Commercial Building Permit Application". Townhomes must be built to IRC standards (NOT condo's). If you are not sure if the project is considered a townhome or not, please contact the Building Safety Department.

  7. Type of Work*

    Type of work to be completed under this permit, please check all that apply.

  8. Cost of entire project, including labor and material.

  9. Water & Sewer Service*

  10. Water Meter Size*

  11. Creating a Duplex?*

    Does this project consist of adding a new living space that will be separated from the existing living space (creating a duplex)?

  12. Fill out description of project/work to be performed. (Text box will expand as needed).

  13. Reroof*

  14. Reroof Whole Building(s) or Portion of Building(s)*

  15. Tear-Off/Overlay*

  16. Reside*

  17. Reside Whole Building(s) or Portion of Building(s)*

  18. Tear-Off/Overlay*

  19. Enter the total number of exterior (including patio and/or garage-to-house) doors being replaced.

  20. Enter the locations and type (swing, patio door, french door, etc.) of doors being replaced.

  21. Are Any Doors Changing Size?*

  22. Are You Adding Any New Door Openings?*

  23. Scope Of Work*

  24. Any Windows Changing Size?*

  25. Any Windows Changing Style/Type?*

    Example: changing a casement window to a double hung.

  26. Is The Window That is Changing Size And/Or Style/Type In a Bedroom?*

  27. How Is The Window Change Size?*

  28. Will The Window(s) That Are Changing Size And/Or Style/Type In The Bedroom Create a Larger Clear Opening Than The Existing?*

  29. Will The Window(s) That Are Changing Size And/Or Style/Type In The Bedroom Meet Current Egress Requirements?*

  30. Are You Adding a New Window Opening?*

  31. Are You Adding Or Enlarging An Egress Window Well?*

  32. Locations must be VERY specific, for example: Main Level: 1 in southeast Bedroom, 1 in Kitchen; Upper Level: 2 in Master Bedroom, 1 each @ remaining 2 Bedrooms; Lower Level: 1 on west wall in Family Room.

  33. Applicant Information

    Fill out information for the applicant for the project. The applicant is the contact person during permit review. The applicant must sign application below.

  34. Applicant Is:*

    1. Applicant Disclaimer*

      I hereby apply for a Building Permit and acknowledge that the information submitted in this application is complete and accurate and that THIS IS NOT A BUILDING PERMIT. As Applicant I acknowledge that I am responsible for the work performed under this permit and that all work will be done in accordance with the conditions of the permit; the ordinances of the City of St. Cloud; and the Minnesota State Building Codes. The work will remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes. The person doing the work shall call for the inspections and a 24-hour notice is required. The permit will become void if work does not begin within 180 days or is suspended at any time for over 180 days.

    2. Electronic Plan Review Disclaimer*

      I hereby acknowledge that I am reqeusting approval for the electrcinally submitted documents, through the City ePlans system, for construction. I understand that it is my responsibility, as applicant, to submit all required documents and revisions as required by the City of St. Cloud. And as applicant it is my responsibility to complete all ePlans tasks.

    3. Property Owner Waiver - Minnesota State Contractor Licensing Requirements*

      I understand that the State of Minnesota requires that all Residential Building Contractors, Remodelers, and Roofers, obtain a State License unless they qualify for a specific exemption from the licensing requirements. By checking the box below, I attest to the fact that I am building or improving my property by myself. I claim to be exempt from the State License requirements because I am not in the business of building on speculation or for resale and have not built or improved a residential structure for resale or speculation in the past 24 months. I acknowledge that because I do not have a State License, I forfeit any mechanic's lien rights to which I may other wise have been entitled under Minnesota State Statute 514.01. I acknowledge that I may be hiring independent contractors to perform certain aspects of the construction or improvement of this property. Some of these contractors may be required to be licensed by the State of Minnesota. I understand that unlicensed residential contracting, remodeling, and/or roofing activity is a misdemeanor under Minnesota State Statute 326.92, subdivision 1, and that I forfeit my rights to reimbursement from the Contractor's Recovery Fund in the event that any contractors I hire are unlicensed. I also acknowledge that as the contractor on this project, I am solely and personally responsible for any violations of the State Building Code and/or Jurisdictional Ordinance in connection with the work performed on this property.

    4. Typed name above shall constitute an electronic signature and acceptance of applicant disclaimer(s) above.

    5. Name of licensed residential contractor company.

    6. State Contractors license number.

    7. Contractor Disclaimer*

      I hereby apply for a Building Permit and acknowledge that the information submitted in this application is complete and accurate and that THIS IS NOT A BUILDING PERMIT. As Contractor I acknowledge that I am responsible for the work performed under this permit and that all work will be done in accordance with the conditions of the permit; the approved plans and specifications; the ordinances of the City of St. Cloud; and the Minnesota State Building Codes. The work will remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes. The person doing the work shall call for the inspections and a 24-hour notice is required. The permit will become void if work does not begin within 180 days or is suspended at any time for over 180 days.

    8. Typed names above shall constitute an electronic signature.

    9. Additional Contact Information

      Fill out information for additional contacts for the project.

    10. Construction Contact Information

      Fill out information on contact person during construction, this contact will receive emails on inspection results.

    11. Land Disturbance Questionnaire*

      Does this project disturb land of greater than or equal to 5,000 sq. ft.?

    12. The Land Disturbance permit fee and submittals are not applicable, HOWEVER you are still subject to the conditions of the City's Stormwater System Use Code Ordinance Section 365 for erosion prevention, sediment control and pollution prevention.*

    13. This application section covers the City's stormwater erosion prevention, sediment control and pollution prevention requirements for land disturbance. A $25 Land Disturbance Permit fee is required.*

    14. Land Disturbance Permit Applicant Disclaimer*

      I understand that all inspection reports, notices of violations and enforcement related to site inspections and compliance with this permit section is my responisbility. The applicant/permittee accepts full responsibility for compliance with the Stormwater System Use Code Ordinance of the City of St. Cloud, and agrees to comply with the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan or equivalent in full. Additionally, right-of-entry onto this property to the City of St. Cloud, its employees or agents, or ordinance enforcement is granted. The Sauk River Watershed District is a third-party beneficiary to the conditions of this approval and is entitled to full rights of enforcement of any and all conditions in the event improper, no or partial performance of said conditions.

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