Building Permits and Inspections


The City of Corcoran has transitioned to a new online permitting software where contractors and residents can apply for a building permit, check permit status, view inspection results, and make electronic payments. With the implementation of this new software, the City of Corcoran is no longer accepting paper or emailed applications.

To apply for a permit
 CLICK HERERegistration is not required, but recommended. 

To apply for a permit
New Contractor Accounts:
To create a new account  CLICK HEREAccount registration is required for 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.

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

Window / Door Replacement  (same opening)
Plumbing (Water Heater / Water Softener replacement)
Mechanical (Furnace, Air Conditioner, Gas Fireplace / Gas Line) 

Permit requests 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. These projects include:
New Construction
Remodel / Alteration / Basement Finish
Accessory Structure / Detached Garage
Deck / Porch
Window (Egress or Altered Opening)
Fireplace (Masonry, Wood Burning, Chimney)
Swimming Pool
General Plumbing or Mechanical


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 application process, general permit questions or to request a Certificate of Survey contact: [email protected].

Hennepin County Property Information Locator
Minnesota Electrical Permit Information Department of Labor & Industry website for electrical permit instructions.
Hennepin County Septic System Permit Form
2021 Building Permit Fee Schedule

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