Verify Zoning requirements prior to applying for building permit, contact Scott County Planning and Zoning.
Required Submittals ----- Important: Project address shall be displayed on all submittal documents. Applications with incomplete submittals will be rejected and delayed.
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.
- Township Approval Form(PDF) - Use form to determine if township approval is required for project location. Submit completed form with township approval signature if applicable.
- Contact & Contractor Form - Type or print neatly. Upload completed contact and contractor form as applicable for the project. Contacts and sub-contractors listed will be notified of permit.
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- Special Inspection Form - This form must be filled out in entirety and signed by project participants as applicable. Application acceptance will not occur without completed form. Special Inspections shall comply with the MN Building Code. Please see Chapter 17 Section 1704 The special inspector can be an approved qualified third party agency or the registered design professional in responsible charge and engineers of record involved in the design of the project are permitted to act as the approved agency and their personnel are permitted to act as the special inspector for the work designed by them, provided they qualify as special inspectors.
- Survey/Detail Site Plans - A Certificate of Survey is required for new commercial construction.
- Civil Plans - Required on all commercial construction
- Building Plans - MN Rule 1800.5200 requires construction plans and documents prepared and certified by a MN Licensed Architect and/or Engineer. Plans shall be uploaded as one multipage complete set (not individual sheets). Plan sheets shall only be separated if larger than 50 MB. Individual sheet uploads will not be accepted. All of the following applicable plans shall be included in one submittal document:
- Code Record
- Fire and Life Safety
- Engineered Design - Engineered design shall be submitted if construction cannot be verified by the minimum prescriptive requirements of the Minnesota Building Code. Design shall be sealed by a structural engineer licensed in the state of Minnesota.
- Building Energy Calculations and Compliance – Provide compliance forms for Building Envelope, HVAC, Service Water Heating, and Electrical. All aspects of the building shall follow the same energy path. Either Minnesota Energy code or ASHRAE 90.1
- Specifications - Manufacturers’ Specifications
- Erosion and Sediment Control Agreement - Previously approved grading and SWPPP agreement and plan or complete Erosion & Sediment Control General Notes for Building Permits form and signed Building Permit Erosion & Sediment Control (ESC) Escrow Agreement form.
- Erosion and Sediment Control Plans - Previously approved grading and SWPPP plan. If none exists, then survey or other accurately- scaled drawing showing the location of the proposed structure, direction of water flow, location of perimeter control, how the site will be permanently stabilized and other requirements that are on the Erosion Control Agreement. For new structures, also include: low floor elevations, limits of grading / construction area, and location of rock entrance. Questions contact SWCD.
- Septic Design - by separate permit, contact Scott County Environmental Services for requirements.
- Driveway Permit - Please refer to the Scott County Driveway Permit link to access information regarding requirements for County Driveway Permits. Scott County does not permit for the State or Township, only the County. Please refer to the State and Townships regarding state or township roads.