Zoning Permits

Zoning Agricultural Building

Buildings intended used for agricultural use only, on agricultural land, may be exempt from Building Permits.

See MN State statute 326B.103 (https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/326B.103) and Ag Building Permit Exemption Handout below to review qualification requirements and conditions that apply to buildings constructed using the agricultural exemption. 

For parcel specific requirements contact Planning and Zoning phone 952-496-8653 or [email protected]  

To proceed, gather all required submittal documents (in electronic pdf format) and apply for a Zoning Agricultural permit.

Review instructions for ePermit registration, pdf file naming requirements, and applying through the ePermit portal prior to applying for permit. See ePermits web page How do I.... section click here   

IMPORTANT: Electronic submittal document files are required to be named appropriately to ensure efficient permit processing. Review Naming Submittal Documents prior to starting ePermit process to ensure all files are labeled appropriately. See all related ePermit submittal and resubmittal requirements to help avoid delays in processing.

Required Submittals - Documents required to be uploaded into ePermit portal at the time of application:

  • Agricultural Building Permit Exemption Certification and Application Get Form Here
  • Township Approval for Building Permits Get Form Here  Required for Blakeley, Jackson, and St. Lawrence Townships only 
  • Site Plan – must include the following:  
    • Location and size of proposed building
    • Location of other structures, property lines, septic tanks, septic drain field, well and any wetlands
    • Location of any gas, plumbing, or electrical piping in the vicinity of construction
    • Distances from the proposed building to all other structures, property lines, and utilities 

Registration and pdf file naming requirements, see the How do I... section of ePermits 

IMPORTANT: Electronic submittal document files are required to be named appropriately to ensure efficient permit processing. Review Naming Submittal Documents prior to starting ePermit process to ensure all files are labeled appropriately. See all related ePermit submittal and resubmittal requirements to help avoid delays in processing.