Window/Door Replacement

Requirements for Permit Application Submittal


  • Application (PDF)
  • Must include u-factor on the application.
  • If you are installing an opening for an egress window you must submit plans showing your framing and header detail.  
  • An egress window may require plan review time.  1 business day. 

How to Submit a Permit Application and Required Information

  • Come to the counter between 8:00 and 4:30pm to drop off in person and receive your permit.  To received your egress window permit in person come to the counter between 8:00-9:00am, 12:00 to 1:00pm or 3:30 to 4:30.
  • Submit by fax along with a credit card authorization form (auth. form is in documents below)
  • Mail to:
    Attn: Building Inspections
    City of Blaine
    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 (2) openings.
    • $106.00 for (3) or more openings.
  • Multi-family
    • $30/opening with a maximum of $360.00 plus $1.00 state surcharge, plus a $5.00 license verification fee.
  • Fee Schedule (PDF)
  • Once you have obtained your permit work may begin and inspections may be scheduled.
  • For full frame replacements you will be required to submit pictures to the e-mail address on your 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 you have done your smoke detector and carbon monoxide updates. 

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.
  • If you would like to check our website to verify that an inspection has passed.