Zoning Permits

Zoning Permit Application (PDF)
Property Lines (PDF)

FENCE PERMIT
A building permit is required for the construction of all fences. Submit the Permit Application along with 1 copy of the fence details and site plan depicting the proposed location(s) of fence. Homeowners are required to verify location of property lines prior to installation. Site maps can be found at Dakota County GIS
Fence Handout (PDF)

TEMPORARY SIGN
All temporary signs require a temporary sign permit.  Temporary Signs must adhere to Section 150.110 (a) of the City Ordinance.

ACCESSORY BUILDINGS (under 200 sqft)
A building permit is required for accessory buildings 200 square feet or larger. A Building Permit is not required for Accessory Buildings less than 200 square feet, however all applicable codes regarding Accessory Buildings must be followed. Submit the Zoning Permit Application along with 1 copy of the site plan depicting the proposed location, dimensions and setbacks of the structure.
Accessory Building Handout (PDF)
Fire Separation (PDF)

PLATFORM/DECK
Decks and platforms not more than 30 inches above grade and not attached to a structure with frost footings and which is not part of an accessible route are exempt.
Deck Handout (PDF)

ABOVE GROUND POOL
Above ground pools that are not temporary soft side pools that are removed for winter. Submit the Zoning Permit Application along with 1 copy of the site plan depicting the proposed location, dimensions and setbacks of the pool.
Swimming Pool Information (PDF)