Plumbing Permits

Required for plumbing inside the building (adding a water fixture such as a sink, tub, or toilet) and outside (establishing new connections to the City's sewer and water system).

For Work Being Done Inside the Building

The owner / occupant of an existing single-family dwelling or a bonded contractor can apply for the permit.

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For Work Being Done Outside the Building

Residents: If work being done on utilities for your property will be causing damage to the street, there is a cap to the amount you will have to pay for street repairs. The cap amount is $1,250. (See Legislative Policy 8H (PDF))

How Much Will the Permit Cost?

Calculate using the plumbing fee calculator Excel spreadsheet

How Do I Schedule an Inspection?

The contractor must schedule the inspection. Call the Inspections Department at 952-548-6320 (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or use the online request form. Schedule your inspection at least 24 hours in advance. When calling for an inspection you will be asked to provide the address, permit number and type of inspection you are requesting. Inspections are done 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. and are scheduled every half hour.