Building Inspections

15th Annual Building Contractors Course
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Grand Event Center
Brochure & Registration Form (PDF)

To schedule an inspection call:  507-645-3004

Permit Application
(for all permit types)
Building Inspections
Fee Schedule


The Building Inspections Department's function is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Northfield by ensuring that proper procedures and building codes are followed in the construction of structures throughout the city.

Responsibilities


The department is responsible for issuing construction permits and conducting inspections to ensure compliance with state building code and city ordinance regulating building, mechanical, plumbing, demolition of structures, moving of structures, and manufactured housing. 

Codes


The City of Northfield has adopted the 2015 Minnesota Building Code. City Property Maintenance Code, and the City Rental Housing Ordinances are also enforced.

Reports


Listed below is the updated published report on building permit activity in Northfield:
Building Permit Activity 1951-2000
Building Permit Activity 2001-2017