Demolition Permit & Inspections

General Information Licensed contractors may obtain a permit to demolish dwelling units of any size or commercial buildings. Homeowners may obtain a permit to demolish a residential garage without a license but cannot obtain permits to demolish any residential dwelling unit. Permits for interior demolition are classified as general building permits (see General Building). Code Requirements See Chapter 33 of the City of Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about wrecking buildings. Application Requirements

Upon submission of the above items, you must receive approval from the area building inspector.

Inspections Contact Building Inspectors at 651-266-9002 between the hours of 7:30 am - 9:00 am weekdays.

Fees

A zoning review fee will be charged for each structure (zoning fee may be waived for accessory residential garage if removed at the same time as principal structure or when the demolition is to accommodate new construction and there is an active site plan under review under way for the new construction.)

Description

Amount

Per on thousand (1,000) cubic feet or fraction thereof

$5.00

Minimum Permit Fee

$72.00

Zoning Review Fee $88.00