The Inspections Department performs all building, mechanical, plumbing and utility inspections based on the Inspection Requirement Checklist. All electrical inspections are scheduled with the State Electrical Inspector.

Please call 24 hours in advance during office hours (8:00 am - 4:30 pm) to schedule an inspection.
All inspections occur between 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

For more information call:
  • Inspection Department 651-450-2550
  • Jeff Schadegg: Fire Marshal, 651-450-2547
  • Gary Pederson: Electrical Inspector - Electrical Licensing and Inspections - Department of Labor and Industry [St. Paul] - 952-431-3565.

Tips for Hiring a Contractor

  • Read the MN Department of Labor & Industry Consumer's Guide to hiring a residential building contractor
  • Look up the status of a license, certificates, bonds and registrations of contractors.