Do you need a Building Permit?


Review the table below to see if you need a Building Permit. You can download the appropriate Building Permit Application by clicking on the provided link.

Building Permit Applications can be dropped off at Sartell City Hall. Most building permit fees are based on the value of the project and it usually will take about 5-7 business days for processing.

Download PermitPermit Required?Call
Air ConditionerNo320-258-7317
Attic alterations/insulationYes320-258-7317
Basement alteration/conversationProbably320-258-7317
Bathroom remodelProbably320-258-7317
Cell phone antennaYes320-258-7339
DeckYes320-258-7317
DemolitionProbably320-258-7317
Door replacementYes320-258-7317
Driveway approach replacementYes320-258-7316
Electrical work (all)Yes320-654-6634
FenceYes320-258-7316
FireplaceYes320-258-7317
Garage new or replacementYes320-258-7316
Handicap rampYes320-258-7317
House newYes320-258-7317
House additionYes320-258-7317
House demolitionYes320-258-7317
InsulationProbably320-258-7317
Lawn IrrigationYes320-258-7317
Parking PadYes320-258-7316
Patio (at grade or not attached)Yes320-258-7316
Plumbing (residential and commercial)Yes320-258-7317
Races (community event)Yes320-258-7316
Retaining wallsProbably320-258-7316
Re-roofYes320-258-7317
Right of Way workYes320-258-7317
Shed 100-200 square feetYes320-258-7316
Sheds over 201 square feet or largerYes320-258-7317
SidingYes320-258-7317
Signs - Temporary
Signs - Permanent
Signs - Community Events
Yes320-258-7316

Small cell antenna

Yes320-258-7306
SolarYes320-258-7317
Stairs/stepsYes320-258-7317
Street festivalYes320-258-7316
Swimming poolYes320-258-7316
Water & sewer InstallYes320-258-7317