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Building Inspections

Building InspectionsBuilding Officials for the City of Sartell are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you have questions on receiving a building permit or building code questions, give us a call at (320)253-2171. A 24-hour notice is required to schedule inspections. Inspections can be scheduled by calling City Hall at (320)258-7317.

Building Permit Applications

Building permit applications can be dropped off at Sartell City Hall. Most building permit fees are based on the value of the project and it usually will take about 5-7 business days for processing.

However, building permits for siding, re-roofing, window or door replacement can be purchased at Sartell City Hall and are issued at the time of application. The cost for these types of permits is $71.00 each.  Other fees can be viewed with the 2018 Fee Schedule

List of code requirements for (pdf download):

Also available are the new codes regarding (pdf download):

State Building Codes

The City of Sartell follows the State of Minnesota Building Codes.  A link to their website can be found here.

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Zoning Permit Information

A zoning permit will be needed for the following projects to ensure proper placement, type, etc:

  • Accessory buildings between 101 and 200 square feet
  • Fences
  • Retaining walls
  • Unattached decks
  • Patios
  • Parking pads

Zoning permit application download

Please call the Sartell Planning Department with any questions relating to the zoning permit requirements (320)258-7316.