Permit Requirements Table


PERMIT APPLICATION TYPE:

PERMIT SUBTYPE:

SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Building Permit  -            Commercial

 

  • New Construction
  • Addition
  • Outbuilding
  • Remodel
  • Repair
 

 

 


*Plans must be signed by a State of MN Licensed     Architect/Licensed Professional Engineer

*Click HERE to view Information Packet

 Construction Documents must include:
 
  • Title Sheet
  1. Building classification and type of construction
  2. Allowable height
  3. Allowable area
  4. Exiting
  5. Accessibility
  6. Energy code compliance
  • Site Plan
  • Elevations
  • Details
  1. Door schedule
  2. Hardware schedule
  3. Wall schedule
  4. Bathroom fixtures
  5. Fire stopping


  • Tower

  • Construction Drawings
  • Structural Analysis

 

 

 


  • Demolition


 

 

 

 


  • Reroof


 

  • Type of Roofing material
  • Total Square Feet

 

 

Building Permit –           Residential

 


  • New Construction
  
  *Click 
HERE to view Information Packet

  • Construction Documents – Including:
    • Foundation & Floor Blocking Detail
    • Exterior Foundation Insulation & Flashing Detail
    • Wall Bracing Detail
    • Radon Detail
  • Certificate of Survey
  • Energy Code Compliance Certificate
  • Structures Calculated Heat Loss & Gain
  • Septic Design (if applicable)
*Rock Entrance & Silt Fence must be installed prior to work commencing

 

 

 

 


  • Outbuilding

   

   *Click HERE to view Information Packet
 



  • Addition
  • Pool (In-Ground)
  • Solar Energy (Freestanding)
  • Retaining Wall (over 4 ft high)

  *Click HERE to view Pool Handout


  • Pool (Above-Ground)

   *Click HERE to view Pool Handout 

 

 

  • Deck
  • Porch

  


  • Construction Documents – Including: 
  1. Aerial View:
  • Proposed Deck Size
  • Size & Spacing of floor joist
  • Size & Type of decking material
  • Size, type, location, & spacing of posts
  • Size & type of beams
  1. Elevation View:
  1. Height of structure from grade
  2. Size & depth of footings
  3. Guardrail height & spacing
  4. Stairway rise & run
  5. Handrail height & design
         * Example Plan

 

 


  • Remodel
  • Basement
  • Repair
  • Solar Energy (Roof Mount)
  • Windows/Doors (changed opening. i.e. egress window)

  *Click HERE to view BASEMENT Information Packet

 

  • Windows/Doors (existing opening)
  • Reroof
  • Reside

  • Windows/Doors: Number of Windows & Doors


 


 

  • Demolition

 

 


  • Radon
  • Drain Tile

  • Construction Plans (if applicable)

 

Fire System Permit

  • Fire Suppression System

  • Number of Sprinkler Heads
  • Sprinkler Plan




  • Fire Suppression System - Inspection Permit (State Review)
  
   *Work involving 20 or more heads must submitted to the     State Fire Marshal's Office for review

  • Number of Sprinkler Heads
  • Sprinkler Plan
  • "Notice to Proceed" Letter from State Fire Marshal's review

 


  • Fire Alarm / Monitoring System

  • Fire Alarm Plans (if applicable)
  • Data Sheets

 

 

 
  • Tanks (Flammable / Combustible Liquids)
 
  • Site Plan showing Tank(s) location

 

Grading Permit

 

  • Erosion Control
  • Stormwater Management
  • Culvert / Bridge
  • Site Preparation
  • Subdivision
  • Landscaping
  • Restoration

 

  • Site Plan
  • Details:
    • Project purpose
    • Estimate start / end date
    • Size of parcel
    • Area of disturbance
    • Volume of excavation / fill
    • Impervious surface information
    • Type of material to be removed or deposited
    • Manner of removal / deposit
    • Public road(s) affected

 

 

Mechanical Permit - Commercial

 

  • New Construction
  • Remodel
  • Addition

 

  *All plans, specs and calculations must be designed and signed by a registered professional mechanical engineer
 
  • Mechanical Plans
  • Equipment / Gas Piping being installed
  • Make / Model / Information on Appliance(s) (if replacement)


  • Fireplace
  • Repair
  • Replace


  • Mechanical Plan showing where the equipment is located on the premises
  • Equipment / Gas Piping being installed
  • Make / Model / Information on Appliance(s) (if replacement)

 

Mechanical Permit - Residential

 

  • New Construction
  • Replace
  • Repair
  • Remodel
  • Addition
  • Basement
  • Fireplace

 

  • Equipment / Gas Piping being installed
  • Make / Model / Information on Appliance(s)


Be sure to check out rebates available through Elk River Municipal Utilities: https://www.ermumn.com/programs-rebates/residential-rebates

 


 

Plumbing Permit - Commercial

 

  • New Construction
  • Remodel
  • Addition
  • Repair
  • Replace

 

  *Any work other than a "Minor Remodel" is required to be   reviewed by the State - See State Checklist

  • Plumbing Plans (State stamped plans required if reviewed by State)
  • Type and quantity of fixture(s) being installed

 

Plumbing Permit - Residential

 

  • New Construction
  • Replace
  • Repair
  • Remodel
  • Addition
  • Basement

  • Type and quantity of fixture(s) being installed


 

 

RPZ Permit
 
  • New
  • Replace
  *Permit not required for testing or repairs 

  • Site Plan / Location

 

Septic Permit

  • New Construction System
  • Repair
  • Replace

 

Sewer & Water Permit

 

  • New Service
  • Repair
  • Replace

  • Size & Type of materials used
  • Utility Plan (for Commercial projects)
  • Separate Street Disruption / Right-of-Way permit may be required
  • As-Built (must be submitted prior to final inspection to close out permit)

 

Sign Permit 

  • Permanent - Freestanding 

 

Sign Permit (*Only ONE permit is required per wall sign PACKAGE - separate permit required for any freestanding sign(s))

  • Permanent - Wall Sign

  • Construction Documents with Sign Information:
    • Sign Width
    • Sign Height
    • Total Sign Area
    • Façade Width
    • Façade Height
    • Total Façade Area
    • Percentage of Wall Coverage
  • Sign Information Requirements Form



  • Temporary


  • Site Plan - use provided form HERE 
    • Must include Property Owner Signature
  • Sign Subject / Event
  • Sign Information:
    • Sign Area in Square Feet
    • Total Sign Height
  • Sign Schedule
    • Installation Date
    • Removal Date

 

Street Disruption (Right-of-    Way) Permit

 

  • New Service
  • Relocate
  • Repair
  • Other

  • Utility Company / Contractor Contact
  • Site / Location Plan
  • Description of address/intersection
  • Description of Start & End Point
  • Utility Type
  • Method of Construction
  • Construction Schedule (Start & End Dates)
  • Traffic Control Plan (if applicable)
  • Street Repair Plan (if applicable)
  • $5000 Escrow may be required if requested