A permit is required if installing a driveway approach, sidewalk or curb and gutter on the public right-of-way. There is no fee required for this permit. Homeowners cannot take out this permit. The permit can only be issued to a licensed contractor. The contractor must be licensed with the State of Minnesota as a residential building contractor or have a commercial contractor's license with the City of St. Cloud. To become licensed as a commercial contractor with the City of St. Cloud, please contact the Building Safety Department at 320-255-7239.