Clay County Permits (Minnesota)

Search for Clay County, MN county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Clay County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Clay County permits. Clerks in Clay County, Minnesota may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Clay County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Clay County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Clay County Clerk Moorhead MN 807 11th Street North 56560 218-299-5065

Glyndon Clerk Glyndon MN 36 3rd Street Southeast 56547 218-498-2578

Ulen City Clerk Ulen MN 116 Northern Pacific Avenue West 56585 218-596-8849


A Clay County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Clay County, Minnesota may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Clay County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Dilworth City Hall Dilworth MN 2 1st Avenue Southeast 56529 218-287-2313

Hawley City Hall Hawley MN 305 6th Street 56549 218-483-3331

Hitterdal City Hall Hitterdal MN 102 East Front Street 56552 218-962-3357

Moorhead City Hall Moorhead MN # 3, 500 CENTER Ave 56560 218-299-5301


A Clay County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Clay County, Minnesota may issue county permits. These Clay County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Clay County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Moorhead City Building Code Enforcement Moorhead MN 500 Center Avenue 56560 218-299-5424


A Clay County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Clay County, Minnesota issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Clay County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Clay County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Moorhead City Planning and Zoning Department Moorhead MN 500 Center Avenue 56560 218-299-5370