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Residential Building Permit Application

  1. Residential Building Permit Application

    This application is for electronic plan review for a Building Permit only. Separate permits are required for Electrical, HVAC, and/or Plumbing work being done. Within 1 business day of submitting the permit application you will receive an email from ePlans inviting you to the project. You will upload all related plans and documents in this system. Please see the handouts on the City website for more information on the ePlans system.

  2. Site/Building Information

    Fill out information about the site/building where the project is to take place.

  3. Fill out the address, including unit number (if applicable) where the project is to take place. If there are multiple addresses, include EVERY address.

  4. Fill out the project owner name (where the project is taking place).

  5. Project Information

    Fill out information on the project.

  6. Type of Principle Building*

    This permit application is for 1- or 2- family dwellings or townhomes ONLY. If your project is not one of these, please fill out the "Commercial Building Permit Application". Townhomes must be built to IRC standards (NOT condo's). If you are not sure if the project is considered a townhome or not, please contact the Building Safety Department.

  7. Type of Work*

  8. Creating a Duplex?*

    Does this project consist of adding a new living space that will be separated from the existing living space (creating a duplex?)

    1. Water & Sewer Service*

    2. Water Meter Size*

        1. Cost of entire project, including labor and material.

        2. Fill out description of project/work to be performed. (Text box will expand as needed)

        3. Applicant Information

          Fill out information for the applicant for the project. The applicant is the contact person for plan review and is responsible for ePlans tasks. The applicant must sign application below. You can add additional contacts in the ePlans system if there are additional people who need access to the project in ePlans.

        4. Applicant Is:*

          1. Applicant Disclaimer

            I hereby apply for a Building Permit and acknowledge that the information submitted in this application is complete and accurate and that THIS IS NOT A BUILDING PERMIT. As the applicant, I acknowledge that I am responsible for any fees incurred during the plan review process including all permit fees and that I am requesting approval for the electronically submitted documents for construction. I understand that it is my responsibility, as applicant, to submit all required documents and revisions as required by the City of St. Cloud. If this permit request is cancelled for any reason after plan review has been completed, but before permit issuance, I understand that I will be responsible for all plan review charges.

          2. Property Owner Waiver - Minnesota State Contractor Licensing Requirements*

            I understand that the State of Minnesota requires that all Residential Building Contractors, Remodelers, and Roofers, obtain a State License unless they qualify for a specific exemption from the licensing requirements. By checking the box below, I attest to the fact that I am building or improving my property by myself. I claim to be exempt from the State License requirements because I am not in the business of building on speculation or for resale and have not built or improved a residential structure for resale or speculation in the past 24 months. I acknowledge that because I do not have a State License, I forfeit any mechanic's lien rights to which I may other wise have been entitled under Minnesota State Statute 514.01. I acknowledge that I may be hiring independent contractors to perform certain aspects of the construction or improvement of this property. Some of these contractors may be required to be licensed by the State of Minnesota. I understand that unlicensed residential contracting, remodeling, and/or roofing activity is a misdemeanor under Minnesota State Statute 326.92, subdivision 1, and that I forfeit my rights to reimbursement from the Contractor's Recovery Fund in the event that any contractors I hire are unlicensed. I also acknowledge that as the contractor on this project, I am solely and personally responsible for any violations of the State Building Code and/or Jurisdictional Ordinance in connection with the work performed on this property.

          3. Typed name above shall constitute an electronic signature and acceptance of applicant disclaimer(s) above.

          4. Contractor Information

            Fill out information for the contractor for the project ONLY if the contractor is pulling the permit.

          5. Name of licensed residential contractor company.

          6. State Contractors license number.

          7. Contractor Disclaimer

            As Contractor I acknowledge that I am responsible for the work performed under this permit and that all work will be done in accordance with the conditions of the permit; the approved plans and specifications; the ordinances of the City of St. Cloud; and the Minnesota State Building Codes. The work will remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes. The person doing the work shall call for the inspections and a 24-hour notice is required. The permit will become void if work does not begin within 180 days or is suspended at any time for over 180 days.

          8. Typed names above shall constitute an electronic signature.

          9. Additional Contact Information

            Fill out information for additional contacts for the project.

          10. Construction Contact Information

            Fill out information on contact person during construction.

          11. Land Disturbance Information*

            Is this a NEW single family home, two-family home, townhome OR does this project disturb land of greater than or equal to 5,000 square feet?

          12. The Land Disturbance permit fee and submittals are not applicable, HOWEVER you are still subject to the conditions of the City's Stormwater System Use Code Ordinance Section 365 for erosion prevention, sediment control and pollution prevention.

          13. This application section covers the City's stormwater erosion prevention, sediment control and pollution prevention requirements for land disturbance. A $25 Land Disturbance Permit fee is required.

          14. Land Disturbance Permit Applicant Disclaimer*

            I understand that all inspection reports, notices of violations and enforcement related to site inspections and compliance with this permit section is my responisbility. The applicant/permittee accepts full responsibility for compliance with the Stormwater System Use Code Ordinance of the City of St. Cloud, and agrees to comply with the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan or equivalent in full. Additionally, right-of-entry onto this property to the City of St. Cloud, its employees or agents, or ordinance enforcement is granted. The Sauk River Watershed District is a third-party beneficiary to the conditions of this approval and is entitled to full rights of enforcement of any and all conditions in the event improper, no or partial performance of said conditions.

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