Addition (Commercial)

Required Submittals ----- Important: Applications with incomplete submittals will be delayed.


IMPORTANT: Electronic submittal document files are required to be named appropriately to ensure efficient permit processing. Review Naming Submittal Documents prior to starting ePermit process to ensure all files are labeled appropriately. See all related ePermit submittal and resubmittal requirements to help avoid delays in processing. 

  • Township Approval Form - Use form to determine if township approval is required for project location. Submit completed form with township approval signature if applicable.
  • Contact & Contractor Form-  Upload completed contact and contractor form as applicable
    for your project
  • Special Inspection Form - Special Inspections shall comply with the MN Building Code. Please see Chapter 17 Section 1704  The special inspector can be an approved qualified third party agency or the registered design professional in responsible charge and engineers of record involved in the design of the project are permitted to act as the approved agency and their personnel are permitted to act as the special inspector for the work designed by them, provided they qualify as special inspectors.
  • Survey/Detail Site Plans - A Certificate of Survey is required for new commercial construction. A detailed site plan is required if the footprint of the structure is being altered or enlarged.
  • Civil Plans - Required on all commercial construction
  • Building Plans – MN Rule 1800.5200 requires construction plans and documents prepared and certified by a MN Licensed Architect and/or Engineer. Plans shall be uploaded as one multipage complete set (not individual sheets). Plan sheets shall only be separated if larger than 50 MB. Individual sheet uploads will not be accepted.
    • All of the following applicable plans shall be included in one submittal document:
      • Code Record
      • Architectural
      • Structural
      • Fire and Life Safety
      • Mechanical
      • Electrical
      • Plumbing
  • Engineered Design - Engineered design shall be submitted if construction cannot be verified by the minimum prescriptive requirements of the Minnesota Building Code. The design must be sealed by a structural engineer licensed in the State of Minnesota.
  • Building Energy Compliance – Provide compliance forms for Building Envelope, HVAC, Service Water Heating, and Electrical. All aspects of the building shall follow the same energy path. Either Minnesota Energy code or ASHRAE 90.1
  • Specifications - Shall include product installation details not already addressed in the engineered design.
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Plan and Agreement - Complete Erosion & Sediment Control General Notes for Building Permits form, Signed Building Permit Erosion & Sediment Control (ESC) Escrow Agreement form, survey, aerial photo or other accurately- scaled drawing showing the proposed structure location. Plans must include Low Floor Elevation (in mean sea level), location of perimeter control, limits of grading / construction area and location of rock entrance.

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