Remodel/Repair (Residential)

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 - Use form to determine if township approval is required for project location. Submit completed form with township approval signature if applicable. Do not upload if not required.

  • Contact & Contractors 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.
  • Building Plans - Complete set of plans including structural and braced wall design, floor layout, cross sections, elevations and energy. 
    • The following details shall be identified on all Remodel/Repair plans:
      • All dimensions and elevations, all areas included in project shall be identified with before and after plans. 
      • Footing and foundations sizes (width and height at all locations) with all bar placement details on foundation page. If foundation information is provided on separate submittal, plans shall reference the document the foundation design details can be found on. Include the corresponding document sheet/page number at each foundation wall section as applicable. 
      • All header and beam sizes shall be shown on plans. If provided on separate submittal, plans shall reference the document the header and beam sizes are provided on. Include the corresponding document sheet/page number at each header or beam location.
      • Wall bracing in accordance with R602.10 shall be designed by a MN Licensed Structural Engineer or provide complete design including braced wall lines, size/location of panels, method of bracing and calculations. Required if altering existing braced wall sections.

Optional Submittals, if Applicable

  • Engineered Design - Engineered design shall be submitted if construction cannot be verified by the minimum prescriptive requirements of the 2020 Minnesota Residential Building Code. An engineered design must be sealed by a structural engineer licensed in the State of Minnesota.
  • Specifications - Provide product installation specifications if any materials or fasteners require specific manufacturers’ specifications for installation.

Examples of specifications include:

Beam check sheets

Material ES Report or other listing standard details

Fastener Specifications

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