Building, Plumbing & Mechanical Inspections

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.

Current Codes

The current codes include:

  • 2020 MN State Building Code (March 31, 2020)
  • 2015 MN Plumbing Code
  • 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)
  • 2017 National Electrical Code

Click to see all MN State Building Codes.