Submit Building Permits Electronically In Minneapolis With Service First Permits
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MINNEAPOLIS BUILDING PERMITS
In order to obtain a building permit in Minneapolis, anybody looking to undertake a construction project as of March 27, 2020 must submit an electronic application through the Minneapolis Department of Regulatory Services’ Online Permitting Portal.
The ePermit application process in Minneapolis requires an electronic application to be submitted along with ePlans. To help you better navigate the online building permit process, we have compiled everything you need to know below.
Who Needs an Online Building Permit in Minneapolis?
Contactors, homeowners or architects that are looking to begin any of the following projects must submit their ePermit application to the City of Minneapolis:
- Residential and commercial construction
- Residential and commercial renovation
- Additions to existing structures
- Electrical, plumbing and mechanical work
- Work involving fire safety and sprinklers
What Must be Submitted for an Electronic Building Permit in Minneapolis?
The three essential documents that must be submitted for all ePermit applications in Minneapolis are for plan review are:
- Plan review fee
- A completed Application for Plan Review
- Complete construction documents either submitted electronically through ePlans
The completed construction eDocuments must include:
- Plans and specifications certified by a licensed design professional
- code record
- Structural calculations
- Special Inspection and Testing Agreement signed by all parties.
- Geotechnical report
- Energy code compliance forms and/or a compliance summary
What Happens if eDocuments are Missing in My Submission?
If you are missing eDocuments in your application, it will be marked as incomplete and you will be notified about the missing documents through the portal. If the materials are not received within 30 days, your Minneapolis online building permit application will be cancelled.
The Minneapolis Building Permit Review Process
Once your full application is received, the Review Board will provide a report that includes any deficiencies or questions that must be addressed for the plan to be approved for construction through the online portal.
It takes several days to complete the review and once all items have been addressed, you will receive correspondence signifying “plan review complete”. At this point, you will receive a copy of your Electronic Building Permit in Minneapolis via the permitting portal.
Receive Your Minnesota ePermit Quickly
As the Minnesota online building permit process requires different documentation than the traditional applications, it is recommended that both contractors and homeowners use a permit expediting company to manage the process.
Service First Permits will save you time, money and stress by organizing and submitting your ePermit application correctly, resulting in a timely issuance of your Minneapolis building permit.
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