Building Inspections & Permits
For questions or to schedule an inspection, call (763) 367-7844.
You can submit applications via:
|In person||Monday through Friday|
8am - 4pm
There is a drop box located to the right of the entry door for secured after-hour drop offs. If a permit and payment are dropped off after hours, the issued permit will be emailed to you. If payment is not received, than staff will call the next day to get credit card information over the phone.
|East Bethel City Hall|
2241 221st Avenue NE
East Bethel, MN 55011
You may mail a check in, or if just the permit application is sent in than staff will call for credit card information.
We will only mail a hard copy if a self-addressed and stamped envelope is provided to us.
Do not email credit card information as our email is public data.
Staff will call for credit card information.
The issued permit will be emailed back to you.
|For planning questions, please email|
You may also send a credit card authorization form with your permit to our secured fax line. If this form is not submitted than staff will call for credit card information.
The issued permit will be emailed to you.
Accepted Payments and permit fees:
Credit Card - There will be a 1.99% convenience fee applied (minimum $1). Credit card information can be provided in-person, over the phone, or via fax. Credit card information cannot be taken via email as our email is public data.
|Credit Card Payment Authorization||Accepted via phone, fax or mail.|
|Permit Fees||Fees are also listed on each permit application.|
Creating Site Plans:
|Creating Site Plans||For permits that need plan review, you'll need to know your zoning, setbacks, acreage, and whether or not you are in the Shoreland Overlay District. This information can be found by using the GIS mapping system.|
To create a site plan, than please refer to the setbackshandout.
For planning questions, please email Erin.McDermott@ci.east-bethel.mn.us
Obtaining a permit that needs plan review:
|Plan Review||The Building Division makes every effort to complete the required plan review within five to ten working days; however, during times of increased workload this process may take longer. All plans are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. The Building Division will contact the applicant when the permit is completed. Building plan review may take up to two (2) weeks during the busy season. If Zoning review is also required than please allow extra time. To speed the process of plan review than all information must be included at the time of submitting the plans to the City. If additional information is requested than both Building and Zoning plan review is put on hold for that project. Commercial construction projects must also pass plan review conducted by the East Bethel Fire Chief. Please plan accordingly as construction cannot begin until after Plan Review has been completed.|