Apply for a Permit

APPLY FOR A BUILDING PERMIT

The City of Corcoran has transitioned to a new online permitting software making interactions more efficient and convenient. Through this online portal contractors and homeowners can apply for a building permit, check permit status, view inspection results, and make electronic payments.

Submit your Plans Online
Use our Online Permits Portal to apply for a building permit and submit plans.

Account registration is required for all homeowners and contractors applying for a permit online for the first time. A unique Web PIN is required to activate account and is requested during the online registration process. 
Allow 1-2 working days for Web PIN request approval and account linkage.

Building Department Payments
Pay Online
No service fee for online check (EFT) payments. Credit card transactions are subject to a 3.49% service fee. 


MAINTENANCE PERMITS: The following are considered maintenance permits and can be applied for, paid, and issued online without review (residential only):

Mechanical (Furnace, Air Conditioner, Gas Fireplace, Gas Line/Garage Heater) 
Plumbing (Water Heater, Water Softener replacement)

Reroof
Reside
Window / Door replacement (same opening)
PLAN REVIEW PERMITS: Projects requiring plan review include (residential and commercial):
Accessory Structure / Detached Garage
Addition
Alteration / Remodel / Basement Finish
Deck / Porch
Demolition
Fence* - over 7 ft. 
Fireplace (Chimney, Masonry, Wood Burning)
Fire Suppression

General Plumbing or Mechanical
Irrigation

New Construction
Pool

Retaining Wall* - over 4 ft.
Sign*
Solar
Stucco
Window / Door (Egress / Altered opening)

*Contact the Planning & Zoning Department prior to applying for a building permit.

Permit application submittals that require plan review may take up to 15 working days to process and approve for issuance. Some applications may take longer due to special provisions or conditions. 

For building code related questions or to schedule an inspection contact the city's contracted Building Official 
Metro West Inspection Services at 763-479-1720.

Visit Permit Checklists and Supplements for project submittal information required to obtain a building permit. 


STATE & COUNTY PERMIT INFORMATION:
Electrical permit application information: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Hennepin County septic information: Septic System Permit Application

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