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Building & Construction Regulations / Permits
Jesse Anderson
Housing & Community Standards Supervisor

6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy.
Brooklyn Center, MN  55430

Ph: (763) 569-3330
Permit Scheduling: (763) 569-3344
Fx: (763) 569-3360

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
If you are a developer or a homeowner, start your construction project off on the right footing.  Call the Building & Community Standards Department to schedule a pre-design meeting or if you have questions about construction regulations. 

The Building Division reviews plans and construction work for building, plumbing, mechanical, fire suppression, water and sewer, and sign permit applications to ensure compliance with City ordinances and State Building and Fire Codes. Electrical permits are also administered through the City. 

Apply for Permits Online
Through the on-line permitting process certain permits are now available through ePermits.  Customers can apply for and receive permits with a credit card.  Once the process is complete, the customer will receive an email with the permit and inspection record card attached which should be printed and displayed at the job site.

Search for Permits, Inspection Results and View Scheduled Inspections through ePermits
In addition to obtaining permits on-line, a search by permit number, address or contractor name can be done to view the following:

  • Permits Issued 
  • Inspection results for a permit
  • View scheduled inspections for a permit

These new features are available to the general public including Prospective Buyers/Homeowners, Real Estate Agents, Insurance Companies, Title Companies, Contractors and Current Residents/Homeowners.

Electrical Inspections
To schedule an electrical inspection please call (763) 754-2983 Monday-Friday 7:00 am- 8:30 am                     To schedule online please visit: Tokle Inspections 

Permit Refunds
For Permit Fee Refunds please refer to the following:

  •  Refunds may be issued for Permit Fees of $100 or more
  • For Permits which are canceled after it has been issued, where no authorized work has been done, a refund of 80% of the permit fees collected in excess of $100 may be refunded

Now Available--2015 Department Annual Report. Learn about department activities here. (It is a large file and takes time to open.)

Borrow up to $50,000 to fix up your home! The Fix Up Fund Program offers a home improvement loan for owner-occupied properties. Brooklyn Center homeowners can borrow from $2,000 up to $50,000 for a maximum term of 20 years at 3% interest. Visit our webpage for more information.

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