Engineering Division

Our engineering division employees perform a variety of professional, technical, and inspection services, including the issue of permits.

Water Code

The water code is Title XI WATER UTILITY of the Saint Paul Code of Ordinances.

Emergency Plumbing Work

Work requiring a plumbing permit and inspection that is performed on an emergency basis is exempt from obtaining a plumbing permit prior to the commencement of work.
However, a plumbing permit must be obtained within 24 hours (weekends and holidays excluded), from the time of inspection or a double fee will be applied.

Typical Settings for Plumbing Work

Seasonal Lawn Sprinkler Service
Settings for 4 and 6-inch Meters
Settings for Small Meters

Standards for the Installation of Water Mains

Standards for the Installation of Water Mains (PDF)