Community Development


8150 Barbara Avenue
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077



Welcome to the City of Inver Grove Heights Community Development Department!

Visit to learn more. 

  • Find easy ways to apply for permits and inspections, most of which you can do online.
  • Stay up to date on developments in IGH and get the latest public notices about projects.
  • Learn about environmental initiatives that can save you money on energy bills, and how you can get involved.
  • Find helpful FAQs on City Code and ordinances. 

Economic Development

Visit to learn more. 

  • Explore IGH commercial districts and new openings and devlopments in the City.
  • Find information for prospective residents and businesses. 
  • Research city demographics.
  • View useful new maps.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Hunting, Allan City Planner 651-450-2554  
Botten, Heather Associate Planner 651-450-2569  
Rainey, Tyson Code Compliance Coordinator 651-450-2491  
Bodsberg, Stacy Community Development Support Specialist 651-450-2545  
Sutherland, Ally Environmental Specialist 651-604-8511  

Permits & Inspections 

8150 Barbara Avenue
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077

8150 Barbara Avenue
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077


Welcome to the City of Inver Grove Heights Permits & Inspections Division!

We are located at City Hall and available during business hours, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Find information on permit and license requirements in the city:


If you have questions, please contact us Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you. 

  • For questions related to building permits applications or the Online Permits Portal, email the City Inspection Department or call 651-450-2550.
  • For questions related to fire permits, email the City Fire Marshal Jeff Schadegg or call 651-450-2547.
  • For questions related to electrical permits, contact the State Electrical Inspector Gary Pederson at 952-431-3565.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Johnson, Steve Chief Building Official 651-450-2577  
Lein, Mary Assistant to the Chief Building Official 651-450-2552  
Bravo, Andrew Combination Inspector 651-450-2550  
Verdeja, John "Jojo" Combination Inspector 651-450-2590  
Steenberg, Luke Combination Inspector 651-450-2486  
Bruder, Jeremiah Combination Inspector 651-450-2590  
Bonawitz, Cindy Office Support 651-450-2555  
Stadt, Heather Office Support 651-450-2542  
Doucette, Jordan Office Support 651-450-2578