Building Department

Building Plans

The function of this department is to provide the public with a smooth and timely process when utilizing the permitting and inspection procedures in the City of Nowthen.

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.  

Post Frame Construction Checklist must be completed and submitted with Post Frame applications.

Residential Driveway Permit

New SFD Construction Requirements

NPDES Information - Grading & Landscaping Escrow

Commercial Mechanical Application or Commercial Plumbing Application

Residential Mechanical or Plumbing Application

Septic Install Application - New or Replaced systems; 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%) 
Please call (763) 441-1347, Ext 300 for phone payment.


Visit MNSpect for informative handouts and links
Scott Qualle, President, Building Official

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


Accessory Structures & Setbacks

New Home Construction