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Permits & Inspections

To obtain a permit, download and return the application to the address noted on it. Some permits require you to submit additional documents or obtain additional permits, so read the application carefully.

Building, installation or repairs permits

Residents: See the Building & Remodeling section to find helpful guides to applying for permits, the inspections process, and projects such as decks, garages, and finishing your basement.

NOTE: If your project takes place in the Minnehaha Creek watershed, it might require additional permits from the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District. Find out more from the MCWD.

Fire-related/alarm systems permits

Zoning permits

See zoning permits.

Event-related permits

Miscellaneous permits

Contacts

  • City Hall
    952-935-8474
    1010 1st St S
    Hopkins, MN 55343
  • Administrative Assistant

    952-548-6320

  • For contact information specific to a permit, see its application.

More inspections

Ready for an inspection?

Submit the online request form for the following types of inspections:

  • Building
  • Mechanical
  • Utility
  • Plumbing
  • Truth-In-Housing Re-Inspection