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Building Department

Our Goal in the City of Nowthen, together with MNSPECT and  the building department, is to provide the public with a smooth and timely process when utilizing the permitting and inspection procedures.  Nowthen, has contracted our building inspections to MNSPECT for the purpose of achieving this goal for our residents and contractors.

All Permit Applications and supporting documents should be in pdf format, and emailed to Emails are checked Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Deliver Hard Copies to the Nowthen City Office at 8188 199th Ave NW, Nowthen, MN, 55330.




Nowthen Building Permit Application - For all building projects, Residential or Commercial, Plumbing and Mechanical.  

Residential Driveway Permit

NPDES Information - Grading & Landscaping Escrow

Septic Install Application 

As-Built Form 

Nowthen Accessory Building Handout

Residential Request for Quote

The City of Nowthen accepts Cash, Check or Credit Card payments

(Convenience Fee: $3.00 minimum or 2.65% with ) 
Please call (763) 441-1347, Ext 300 for phone payment.


Visit MNSPECT for informative handouts and links

For all Inspections, please call: (952) 442-7520 


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