Accessory Building/Shed

Requirements for Permit Application Submittal


How to Submit a Permit Application and Required Information

  1. Permit and Plan Submittal Preferred Method

    Email the application and supporting paperwork requested to plans@blainemn.gov.

    Do not send a credit card authorization form, Building Inspections will contact you for payment method when the permit is approved.

Fee & Permit Process


A Shed Permit is $50.
  • Fee Schedule (PDF)
  • Review time is 5 to 7 business days.  During the busy construction months longer delays may occur.
  • Once your permit has been reviewed you will be contacted to come pickup and pay for your permit.
  • When your permit has been paid for and you have the approved plans, you may start work and schedule inspections.
  • When scheduling Inspections please plan at least 2 business days out.  During the busy construction months longer delays may occur.

General Information


  • Sheds in a manufactured home park require a park management approval letter.
  • Any shed over 200 square feet is a detached garage.

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