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Separate payment is required for licensing and permit fees. It takes 1 business day to get licensed before a permit can be issued. License fees are listed on the applications along with the required bonding and insurance information.
Commercial Building Contractors Application (PDF)
Electrical Contractors - Licensed through the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry visit their website.
Application not available online as our city requires testing see Mechanical Code Sec. 300:20, Subd. 6 below. We do not reciprocate other cities' Certificate of Competency cards. If you currently hold a Master Certificate in our city, please call 320-255-7239 or Email Permit Technician to obtain the application for a Heating Contractor's License
- Appliance Installer Exam Form Appliance Installer Exam Form (PDF)
Journeyman Mechanical Installer Exam Form Journeyman Mechanical Installer Exam Form (PDF) If you are retesting you only have to fill out the first two pages
Master A and B Mechanical Installer Exam Form (PDF)
Mechanical Code (PDF)
- 2023 Test Dates:
Thursday February 16th, applications need to be submitted by Thursday January 19th
Thursday April 20th, applications need to be submitted by Thursday March 16th
Thursday September 21st, applications need to be submitted by Thursday August 17th
Mailed in applications must be postmarked by the required submitted date
- You will receive a letter several weeks before the test date notifying you if you qualify to take the test
Plumbing Contractors Application (PDF)
Residential Contractors - Licensed through the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Contractors who are doing work on a house built before 1978 must have the EPA Lead Firm Certification.
Sewer Cleaners Application (PDF)
Sign Hangers Application (PDF)
State Bond Information