DSI Main Office/Permit Desk Phone: 651-266 - 8989 Email 375 Jackson Street Suite 220 Saint Paul, MN 55101 Building Inspectors' Office Phone: 651-266 - 9002 Fax: 651-266 - 9099


DSI Main Office/Permit Desk Hours 7:30 am - 4:30 pm (Mon - Fri) Closed Weekends & Holidays ------------------------------------------------------ Building Inspectors' Office Hours 7:30 am - 9:00 am (Mon - Fri) Closed Weekends & Holidays You are required to get a building permit for the following changes on one or two-family residences, multi-family residences, or buildings for commercial, industrial, or institutional use:

  • Building a new structure
  • Adding an addition to current structure
  • Remodeling or repairing a structure

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If you can't find the information you are looking for, contact the appropriate department.

For general information on permit requirements, email the DSI Message Center.