Permits and Building Codes

Key resources

  • City of Pelican Rapids: City staff is the first place to inquire about what is needed for zoning/construction permit and where you submit permit application.

Key Question

  1. Do I have the right people involved in my project who know the building code and can produce a professional architectural drawing if necessary?
  2. Are there other license requirements (county or state) which would affect my building project?

Key terminology

  1. Plan Review: A review by a planning official of drawings to ensure code compliance.
  2. Architectural Drawing: A detailed blueprint drawn to scale

Written documents about building permits and building codes in Pelican Rapids

  • Zoning/Construction Permit Application: Form to obtain permit prior to building in Pelican Rapids
  • Minnesota Building Code: Local contractors can assist with building code.