Polk County Permits (Minnesota)

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

Crookston City Clerk Crookston MN 124 North Broadway 56716 218-281-1232

East Grand Forks Clerk East Grand Forks MN 600 Demers Avenue 56721 218-773-2483

Fosston City Clerk Fosston MN 220 1st Street East 56542 218-435-1959

McIntosh City Clerk McIntosh MN 115 Northwest Broadway 56556 218-563-3043

Mentor City Clerk Mentor MN GARFIELD Ave 56736 218-637-2911

Winger Clerk Winger MN 10 Minnesota Avenue 56592 218-938-4150


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

Crookston Building Department Crookston MN 620 South Main Street 56716 218-281-5713

East Grand Forks Planning Department East Grand Forks MN 600 Demers Avenue 56721 218-773-0124

Polk County Zoning Crookston MN 320 Ingersoll Avenue 56716 218-281-5700


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

Crookston City Hall Crookston MN 124 North Broadway 56716 218-281-4503

Erskine City Hall Erskine MN 105 East Ross Avenue 56535 218-687-4646

Fisher City Hall Fisher MN 313 Park Avenue 56723 218-891-2207

McIntosh City Hall McIntosh MN 115 Northwest Broadway 56556 218-563-3388

Nielsville City Hall Nielsville MN 215 U.s. 75 56568 218-946-3205

Winger City Hall Winger MN 271 E Wisconsin Ave 56592 218-938-9992