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Building Permits/Information

Kandiyohi County Building Department
400 Benson Ave SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone:  (320) 231-6229

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Chris Lorensen - Building Official
(320) 231-6229 Ext. 5253

Mike Wirth - Building Inspector
(320) 231-6229 Ext. 5254

Submission of Applications and general department questions:

  • Inspections should be scheduled 24 hours in advance by calling: (320) 231-6229 Option #2.
  • All permits must include the application, site plan and building plans.  Some permits may require additional information depending on the location and scope of the project.
  • All documents and permits must be completed in their entirety and may be returned either in person, postal mail, e-mail or placed in the drop-box located on the curb in the East parking lot entrance.
  • Processing of permits is approximately 10 working days.
Permit Forms
Building Permit Application (fillable) - Property Owner Waiver Form (fillable)
- Site Plan (fillable) - Assessor Form (fillable)
- Site Plan Example   - Energy Code Compliance (fillable)

Required Information for Projects
- Single Family Dwelling - Porches and Additions  
- Single Family Dwelling - Relocated Structure   - Decks   
- Single Family Dwelling - Manufactured Home  - Garage and Sheds 
- Basement or Interior Remodeling  - Pole Buildings   
  - Business/Commercial/Industrial 
Additional Zoning Forms
- Impervious Surface Calculation Form (fillable)  
- Erosion Control Form (fillable)  



Work Exempt From Permits
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Information on this site has been compiled by the
Kandiyohi County Department of Environmental ServicesThe handouts available here are current as of the date of publication. Documents may be routinely updated. Any questions with these forms should be directed to the Environmental Services Department.

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