Building Permits and Inspections
We are now located inside Maplewood City Hall at 1830 County Road B East. Please visit us here for in-person service and use this address for all mailed correspondence
*We will still receive mail sent to our old address; however, a delayed response may occur.
Below are some helpful hints for submitting applications to avoid delays in the permitting process. As always, you can call us with any questions at 651-249-2300 or send an email to email@example.com. Review the information below before submitting permits to avoid delays in processing. Incomplete submittals may be returned to you.
Roofing: The flat fee for residential roofing permits is $146.00. The permit will be emailed to you when it has been processed. The email will include a link and instructions to upload your underlayment and flashing photos to our drop box link. The final inspection will be added to a list. Roof inspections cannot be done if snow covered.
Siding: The flat fee for residential siding permits is $146.00. The permit will be emailed to you when it has been processed. The email will include a link and instructions to upload your weather-resistive barrier photos to our drop box link. The final inspection will be added to a list.
Commercial Roofing and Siding: These go through plan review and require plans to be submitted. You will need to provide an overview map of the site, materials list and specs. More information may be required depending on the roof or siding type. A city license is required for all commercial work done in Maplewood.
Residential Roofing and Siding Inspections
After the permit has been issued and photos have been uploaded to the drop box, the photos will be reviewed for approval and the permit will be added to a list for a final in person inspection.
Current Fee Schedule
Click here for our current fee schedule. Feel free to call with any questions before mailing payments.
Responsibility & Purpose
The Maplewood Building Inspection Division reviews plans, issues permits, and conducts inspections under the requirements and guidelines of the State Building Code.
The purpose of the division is to ensure that public safety and health standards related to building construction are maintained for the general welfare of the community. This provides for a safer community for all citizens through proper construction methods and also provides for enhanced neighborhood livability and property values.
The current codes include:
- 2020 MN State Building Code (March 31, 2020)
- 2020 MN Plumbing Code (Effective December 17, 2021)
- 2020 MN Mechanical & Fuel Gas Code (Effective April 6, 2020)
- 2020 MN Fire Code (March 31, 2020)
- 2020 MN Residential Energy Code (March 31, 2020)
- 2020 National Electrical Code
Click to see all MN State Building Codes.