Rice County Permits (Minnesota)

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

Faribault City Clerk Faribault MN 208 1st Avenue Northwest 55021 507-333-0353

Morristown City Clerk Morristown MN 402 Division St S 55052 507-685-2302

Rice County Clerk Faribault MN 218 3rd Street Northwest 55021 507-332-6107


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

Dennison City Hall Dennison MN 37622 Goodhue Ave 55018 507-645-7732

Dundas City Hall Dundas MN 216 Railway Street North 55019 507-645-2852

Faribault City Hall Faribault MN 208 1st Ave NW 55021 507-334-2222

Nerstrand City Hall Nerstrand MN 221 Main Street 55053 507-332-8000

Northfield City Hall Northfield MN 801 Washington Street 55057 507-645-8833


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

Faribault City Building Department Faribault MN 530 Tatepaha Boulevard 55021 507-334-3450

Faribault Zoning Faribault MN 208 1st Avenue Northwest 55021 507-333-0387

Rise County Planning Department Faribault MN 320 3rd Street Northwest 55021 507-332-6100