Building Permits and Inspections

APPLY FOR A BUILDING PERMIT

The City of Corcoran has transitioned to a new online permitting software making interactions more efficient and convenient. Through this online portal contractors and homeowners can apply for a building permit, check permit status, view inspection results, and make electronic payments.

HOMEOWNERS
Create a New Homeowner Account or Apply for a Permit
 
New account registration is required for homeowners submitting a permit application.

CONTRACTORS
Create a New Contractor Account or Apply for a Permit

New account registration is required for all contractors and a unique Web PIN is needed to activate account and complete the registration process. This unique Web PIN can be requested during registration or by contacting [email protected].

Building Department Payments
Pay for a Permit


MAINTENANCE PERMITS: The following are considered maintenance permits and can be applied for, paid, and issued online without review (residential only):

Mechanical (Furnace, Air Conditioner, Gas Fireplace, Gas Line/Garage Heater) 
Plumbing (Water Heater, Water Softener replacement)

Reroof
Reside
Window / Door Replacement (same opening)
PLAN REVIEW: Projects which require plan review include (residential and commercial):
Accessory Structure / Detached Garage
Addition
Alteration / Remodel / Basement Finish
Deck / Porch
Demolition
Fence - over 7 ft.
Fireplace (Chimney, Masonry, Wood Burning)
Fire Suppression

General Plumbing or Mechanical
Irrigation

New Construction
Pool

Retaining Wall - over 4 ft.
Sign
Solar
Stucco
Window / Door (Egress / Altered opening)

Permit application submittals that require plan review may take up to 15 working days to process and approve for issuance. Some applications may take longer due to special provisions or conditions. 

Visit 
Permit Checklists and Supplements for project submittal information needed to obtain a building permit. 


For building code related questions or to schedule an inspection contact the city's contracted Building Official, Metro West Inspection Services at 763-479-1720.

Questions regarding the online application process, general permit questions or to request a Certificate of Survey or other Property File information contact [email protected].


OTHER PERMIT INFORMATION & LINKS:
Search for permit or inspection history (2013- current):
Property Record Search
Locate Corcoran properties: Property Interactive Map - Hennepin County GIS
To apply for an electrical permit: Minnesota Dept of Labor and Industry
Hennepin County septic information: Septic System Permit Application
Permit fee schedule: Fee Schedule 2022

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