Building Department
The City of Mounds View Building Department is responsible for administrating the Minnesota Building Code. This site is intended to provide you, our customer, with information to help you negotiate your way through the permitting process and to make your project a positive experience and comply with the applicable code requirements.

Permit fees can be found on our current Fee Schedule. To calculate the fees use the Department of Labor and Industry Fee Calculator

Inspections are scheduled Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM.  To cancel and reschedule an inspection with out a re-inspection fee, 24 hours notice is required.  A representative is required to meet with the inspector for the duration of the inspection.  If no representative is available at the time of inspection, the inspection will not be done and a re-inspection fee will be charged. 

Electrical Permits and Inspections
The inspector for the City of Mounds view is State Electrical Inspector David Sawyer. Permits and  Inspection scheduling can be found on his web site at Mounds View inspections are done on Tuesdays and Thursdays only, after 8:30 AM. If you have questions, call 763-551-5557 during office hours M-F 7:00am-8:30am.

May is Building Safety Month
Building Safety Month (BSM), founded by the ICC, is celebrated by jurisdictions worldwide during the month of May. Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures.

All communities need building codes to protect their citizens from disasters like fires, weather-related events and structural collapse. Building codes are society's best way of protecting homes, offices, schools, manufacturing facilities, stores and entertainment venues. Code officials work day in and day out to keep the public safe.

Week 1 - May 1-5, 2018 Partnering with Code Officials to Build Stronger Safer Communities
Week 2 - May 6-12, 2018 Advancing Resilient Communities through Science & Technology
Week 3 - May 13-19, 2018 Protecting Communities from Disasters
Week 4 - May 20-26, 2018 Safeguarding Our Water
Week 5 - May 27-31, 2018 Improving Education & Training Standards for Safer Tomorrow

Building Safety Month Handouts
Backyard Safety Tips       Building Permit Brochure       Disaster Prep Brochure
Disaster Safety Tips         Do I need a Permit                       Electrical Cords Safety Tips
Fire Safety Tips                   Gas appliances Safety Tips     Green Tips Flyer
How to Help Brochure    Kids Activity  Book                     Make a Safe Exit Tips
Mold Brochure                     Pool & Spa Brochure                 Sounds of Safety Tips

Building Forms

City Contractor's License Building Permit Fire Permit Mechancial Permit Plumbing Permit Zoning Permit Acknowledgement of Homeowner

Building Department Staff

BUILDING OFFICIAL - Nick Henly 763-717-4024
CITY PLANNER / SUPERVISOR - Jon Sevald  763-717-4022
INSPECTIONS - Schedule  763-717-4020
PERMIT TECHNICIAN - Sherri Eisenbraun  763-717-4028