Submit Building Permits Electronically In St. Cloud With Service First Permits
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ST CLOUD BUILDING PERMITS
St. Cloud’s eServices portal provides online building permits, plan review and inspections which are available completely electronically for residents and contractors looking to begin any construction project.
Below is all the information that you need to know about ePermits in St. Cloud, so that you can begin working right away.
ePlans is the electronic plan review system for the City of St. Cloud. This system allows applicants to electronically upload plans and documents for review, and to download and/or print approved plans after review.
What Online Building Permits in St. Cloud are Available?
All of the traditional construction permits in St. Cloud that are offered can be applied for and received through the online permit portal, including:
- Building-Structural Permits for Residential and Commercial/Industrial
- Electrical Permits
- Mechanical Permits
- Plumbing Permits
Residential ePermits in St. Cloud
Residents and contractors that are building or renovating their homes will have to receive a building permit prior to beginning their project.
The submission process includes compiling all the information about the project including the Master Building Permit Number, electrical contractor and the plans from a certified architect.
- Accessory structures more than 200 square feet
- Demolition work
- Fences more than 7 feet high
- Finished basements
- Interior modifications, including any work where 96 sq. ft. or more of existing framing is exposed
- Masonry Fireplaces
- Replacement windows and exterior doors
- Retaining walls more than 4 feet high
- Room additions
- Structural or non-structural renovations or repair
- Wood stoves
Who can Obtain a Commercial Building Permit?
All commercial building permits must be issued to a Licensed Commercial Contractor, licensed through the City of St. Cloud. o Property owners, tenants, Licensed Residential Contractor (licensed by the State of Minnesota), building maintenance persons, etc. ARE NOT allowed to obtain commercial building permits without becoming licensed with the City of St. Cloud. ▪ Exception: Apartments and/or condo’s consisting of 3 or 4 units per building are required to have a commercial building permit, but the permit can be obtained, and work done by a Licensed Residential Contractor (licensed with the State of Minnesota); or a Licensed Commercial Contractor (licensed by the City of St. Cloud).
Who can Apply for a Commercial Building Permit/Plan Review?
Anyone can apply for a Commercial Building Permit, but the permit can only be issued to a Licensed Commercial Contractor. o The applicant is responsible for any plan review fees that are accrued if plan review is completed but a permit is not issued (cancellation of job after plan review). o The applicant is responsible for notifying the Contractor, if applicable, when the permit is ready and the permit cost. o If the plan review process is completed and permit is ready prior to a Licensed Commercial Contractor being named, or the licensing is being worked on, the permit and approved plans will be placed on hold and not released until the Licensed Commercial Contractor information is submitted to the City.
Using an ePermit Expediter in St Cloud
Submitting an online building permit application in St. Cloud that is incomplete or inaccurate can result in delays in the permit approval. This can hold back your project, while also costing you money if you need a re-inspection of the property.
Service First Permits has helped thousands of residents and contractors nationwide to create and submit everything needed for quick, easy permit approvals.
To get started on your project right away, contact our St Cloud, TX Electronic Building Permit Specialists.