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Building Inspections

For additional information on building permits and inspections, visit the local city and county websites below.

City Web sites

County Web sites


Electrical Inspections

Inspections are an important part of providing safe electricity to homes and businesses, and knowing who to contact for inspections helps in the smooth completion of projects. The information below can help you determine who you should contact for inspections.

Electrical Inspections

Most electrical inspections are done by the State of Minnesota. However, the cities listed below complete their own electrical inspections. Visit the following websites for specific inspection information for electrical work within these cities, as they have local application forms and fees:

City of Apple Valley Electrical Inspections
City of Farmington Electrical Inspections
City of Hastings Electrical Inspections
City of Burnsville Electrical Inspections
City of Lakeville Electrical Inspections
City of Rosemount Electrical Inspections

Minnesota Electrical Inspectors

Except for minor repair work, all electrical work that you do at your home or property is required by law to be inspected by a State Electrical Inspector. A rough-in inspection must be made before any wiring is covered by insulation, sheetrock, etc., including installations underground. A final inspection is also required when all wiring has been completed.

Electrical Inspection Contacts:

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Electric Licensing and Inspections
443 Lafayette Road N.
St. Paul, MN 55155-4342
Phone: (651) 284-5046

For a listing of State electrical inspectors by county/city go to:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/CCLD/PDF/eli_ElectricalInspectorDirectory.pdf