Garage/Accessory Structure

Submittal Requirements:

  • Application - Complete the Permit Application in its entirety, including township approval signature. 
  • Subcontractor List - Provide all subcontractor names, phone number, and license/registration number
  • Survey/Detail Site Plans -  details shall include:
    • Location and size of proposed building, other structures, and septic tanks/system
    • Location of and distances from proposed building to other structures, property lines, and septic tanks/system
  • Building Plans - Complete set of plans including structural and braced wall design, floor layout, cross sections, elevations and energy. (if conditioning the space) Details shall include:
    • Footing and foundations sizes with all bar placement details on foundation page. Any garage/accessory structure over 1000 sq. ft. requires frost protected footings.
    • All header and beam sizes at all locations
    • Wall bracing in accordance with R602.10 shall be designed by a MN Licensed Structural Engineer or provide complete design including braced wall lines, size/location of panels, method of bracing and calculations.
  • Engineered Design -  Engineered design shall be submitted if construction cannot be verified by the minimum prescriptive requirements of the 2015 Minnesota Building Code. An engineered design must be sealed by a structural engineer licensed in the State of Minnesota.
  • Specifications - Provide product installation specifications if any materials or fasteners require specific manufacturers’ specifications for installation.
  • 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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1. Addition (Commercial)
2. Accessory Dwelling Unit
3. Addition (Residential)
4. Basement Finish
5. Change of Use
6. Deck
7. Demolition
8. Fence
9. Fire (Commercial)
10. Garage/Accessory Structure
11. Manufactured/Modular Home
12. Multi-Family
13. Non Residential New (Commercial)
14. Pole Building
15. Remodel/Repair (Commercial)
16. Remodel/Repair (Residential)
17. Reroof/Siding
18. Residential 1 or 2 Family Home
19. Swimming Pool
20. Windows/Doors (In Existing Opening)