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

Mark Longtin - Building Inspector
(320) 231-6229 Ext. 5254

To request a permit packet, submit an application or for general department questions, please email.  (If requesting a permit packet, please include your property address and/or parcel identification number from the tax statement, a description of the project and a contact phone number).
  • 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.
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   

Additional Zoning Forms
Impervious Surface Calculation Form (fillable)  
Erosion Control Form (fillable)  

Work Exempt From Permits - Click Here

Information on this site has been compiled by the Kandiyohi County Department of Environmental Services. The 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.