Washington County Permits (Minnesota)

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

Forest Lake Clerk Forest Lake MN 220 Lake Street North 55025 651-464-3550

Washington County Clerk Stillwater MN 14949 62nd Street North 55082 651-430-6263


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

Afton City Hall Afton MN 3033 Saint Croix Trail South 55001 651-436-5090

Bayport City Hall Bayport MN 294 3rd Street North 55003 651-275-4404

Denmark Town Hall Hastings MN 14008 90th Street South 55033 651-436-1704

Forest Lake City Hall Forest Lake MN 220 Lake St N 55025 651-464-3550

Hugo City Hall Hugo MN 14669 Fitzgerald Avenue North 55038 651-762-6300

Lake Elmo City Hall Lake Elmo MN 3800 Laverne Avenue North 55042 651-777-5510

Lakeland City Hall Lakeland MN 690 Quinnell Avenue North 55043 651-436-4430

Lakeland Town Hall Lakeland MN 690 Quinnell Avenue North 55043 651-436-8118

Mahtomedi City Hall Mahtomedi MN 600 Stillwater Road 55115 651-426-3344

Marine On St Croix City Hall Marine on Saint Croix MN 121 Judd Street 55047 651-433-3636

Newport City Hall Newport MN 596 7th Ave 55055 651-459-5677

Nininger Town Hall Hastings MN 1175 Nininger Rd 55033 651-437-4282

Stillwater City Hall Stillwater MN 216 4th Street North 55082 651-430-8800


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

Forest Lake Zoning Forest Lake MN 21350 Forest Boulevard North 55025 651-464-4349

Oakdale Building Department Oakdale MN 1584 Hadley Avenue North 55128 651-739-5150

Scandia Building Department Scandia MN 14727 209th Street North 55073 651-433-5762

Stillwater Building Department Stillwater MN 216 4th Street North 55082 651-430-8825