Houston County Permits (Minnesota)

Search for Houston 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 Houston County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Houston County permits. Clerks in Houston 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 Houston County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Houston County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Brownsville City Clerk Brownsville MN 104 North 6th Street 55919 507-482-6732

Hokah City Clerk Hokah MN 102 Main Street 55941 507-894-4990

Houston City Clerk Houston MN 105 West Maple Street 55943 507-896-4033

Houston County Clerk Caledonia MN 306 South Marshall Street 55921 507-725-5806

La Crescent City Clerk La Crescent MN 315 Main Street 55947 507-895-2595

Spring Grove Clerk Spring Grove MN 118 1st Street Northwest 55974 507-498-5221


A Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Blackhammer Town Hall Spring Grove MN 16677 County 4 55974 507-498-3360

Caledonia City Hall Caledonia MN 231 East Main Street 55921 507-725-3450

Eitzen City Hall Eitzen MN 202 East Main Street 55931 507-495-3017

La Crescent City Hall La Crescent MN 315 Main Street 55947 507-895-2595

Spring Grove City Hall Spring Grove MN 118 1st Avenue Northwest 55974 507-498-5221

Spring Grove Town Hall Spring Grove MN 20096 County Road 4 55974 507-498-3839

Wilmington Town Hall Spring Grove MN 14753 County Road 17 55974 507-498-5115


A Houston 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 Houston 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. Houston County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Houston 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.

La Crescent Zoning La Crescent MN 315 Main Street 55947 507-895-4409