Stearns County Permits (Minnesota)

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

Avon City Clerk Avon MN 140 Stratford St E 56310 320-356-7922

Belgrade Clerk Belgrade MN 417 Washburn Avenue 56312 320-254-8220

Brooten City Clerk Brooten MN 147 Central Avenue North 56316 320-346-2524

Cold Spring City Clerk Cold Spring MN 27 Red River Ave S 56320 320-685-3653

Freeport Clerk Freeport MN 125 Main St E 56331 320-836-2112

Paynesville Clerk Paynesville MN 221 Washburne Avenue 56362 320-243-3714

St Joseph City Clerk St. Joseph MN 25 College Avenue North 56374 320-363-7201

Stearns County Clerk St. Cloud MN 725 Courthouse Square 56303 320-656-3620


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

Avon City Hall Avon MN 140 Stratford Street East 56310 320-356-7922

Freeport City Hall Freeport MN 125 Main Street East 56331 320-836-2112

Holdingford City Hall Holdingford MN 420 Main Street 56340 320-746-2966

Meire Grove City Hall Meire Grove MN 50 Minnesota 4 56352 320-987-3168

Munson Town Hall Richmond MN 23857 County Road 23 56368 320-597-2432

New Munich City Hall New Munich MN 220 Main St 56356 320-837-5202

Oak Town Hall Freeport MN 28801 County Road 30 56331 320-837-5391

Richmond City Hall Richmond MN 45 Hall Avenue Southwest 56368 320-597-2075

Rockville City Hall Rockville MN 229 Broadway St E 56369 320-251-5836

Roscoe City Hall Roscoe MN 305 1st Street 56371 320-597-5100

Saint Cloud City Hall St. Cloud MN # 3rd, 400 2nd St S 56301 320-255-7200

Sartell City Hall Sartell MN 125 Pine Cone Road North 56377 320-253-2171

Sauk Centre City Hall Sauk Centre MN 320 Oak Street South 56378 320-352-2203

St Stephen City Hall St. Stephen MN 2 6th Ave SE 56375 320-251-0964

Waite Park City Hall Waite Park MN 19 13th Avenue North 56387 320-252-6822


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

St Cloud Building Department St. Cloud MN 400 2nd Street South 56301 320-255-7239

St Cloud Zoning St. Cloud MN 400 2nd Street South 56301 320-255-7218

Waite Park City Building Department, Planning and Zoning Waite Park MN 19 13th Avenue North 56387 320-656-8936