Apply for a Permit

APPLY FOR A BUILDING PERMIT

The City of Corcoran has transitioned to an 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.

Apply for a Permit
Use the ONLINE PERMITS PORTAL to apply for a building permit and submit plans or SIGN IN to your account.
*New account registration is required for homeowners and contractors applying for a permit. During the registration process when asked to enter your PIN, use the Request Account Linkage weblink to request the municipality to link your account.

Building Department Payments
PAY ONLINE
No service fee for online check (EFT) payments. Credit card transactions are subject to a 3.49% service fee. 


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 PERMITS: Projects requiring 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 (
Altered opening / Egress)

*Contact the Planning & Zoning Department prior to applying for a building permit.

  • Projects requiring 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.
  • 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.


STATE & COUNTY PERMIT INFORMATION:
Electrical permit application information: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Hennepin County septic information: Septic System Permit Application

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