Permit Applications

All fees are determined by our fee schedule. Contact the Fire and Building Safety Division at 763-635-1060 before sending payment for a permit. We accept cash, check, and major credit cards ($2,500 maximum).

Note: There is a penalty for starting construction prior to the issuance of a building permit.

  1. Residential
  2. Commercial
  3. Electrical

Below is a list of all residential building permits for the City of Elk River. Contact the Fire & Building Safety Division at 763-635-1060 if you have questions or need assistance applying for a permit.

Please note that applications submitted online or via email will be processed within 1 - 2 business days (subject to change without notice). You will be contacted for payment information when the permit is ready to be issued.

*  Requires Plan Review - Submit two copies of plans               

** Requires Approval