The Building Inspections department was created to verify code and ordinance compliance to safeguard the public health, safety, and general welfare. Their work includes plan reviews, administering permits, inspecting buildings and remodels, change of use and occupancy, removal and demolition of buildings / structures, and a variety of other construction related items.

To apply for a permit or check on your permit status, please go to the online permit page to make an account and receive updates on your permit process and inspections.

To request and inspection please call the City Hall at (701) 492-2972.  Please make sure to allow a reasonable amount of time when requesting for inspections to be conducted.

For questions regarding zoning, land use, and other land development
information, please see the Community Development Department page.

For building code information, please see our City Ordinances, which include segments from the State Building Code and the International Building Code.

Permit Applications are available on the online permit page:

  • Building Permits
  • Land Use Building Permits (Fences and Signs)
  • Right-of-Way Permits
  • Boulevard Tree Permits

Additional Building Permit Information

Additional Building Permit Information
Other Jurisdictions Having Authority