Window/Door Replacement

Requirements for Permit Application Submittal

  • Application (PDF)
  • Must include u-factor on the application.
  • When installing an opening for an egress window plans must submitted showing framing and header detail.  
  • An egress window may require plan review time of one business day.

How to Submit a Permit Application and Required Information

  • Come to the Blaine City Hall between 8AM and 4:30PM, Monday thru Friday, to drop off in person and receive your permit. To receive a egress window permit in person come to city hall between 8 to 9AM, 12 to 1PM or 3:30 to 4:30PM.
  • Submit by fax to 763-785-6111, along with a credit card authorization form.
  • Mail to:
    City of Blaine
    Attn: Building Inspections
    10801 Town Square Drive NE
    Blaine, MN  55449

Fee and Permit Process

The fee for a window/door permit is:
  • Single family
    • $66.00 for up to two openings.
    • $106.00 for three or more openings.
  • Multi-family
    • $30 per opening with a maximum of $360.00 plus $1.00 state surcharge, plus a $5.00 license verification fee.
  • Fee Schedule (PDF)
  • Once a permit has been obtained work may begin and inspections may be scheduled.
  • For full frame replacements permit applicants will be required to submit pictures to the e-mail address on the permit showing flashing, sealing and insulation.  
  • Egress window replacements will include a framing inspection.
  • At the final inspection the inspector will check to make sure smoke detector and carbon monoxide updates have been completed. 

General Information

  • All windows and doors shall be installed per the manufacturer's requirements.
  • The manufacturer's installation instructions must be on site for all inspections.
  • Information on permits and inspections by property.