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 Fence Permit is $50.

  • Review time is 1 business day or right away at the counter during the inspectors hours.
  • Once your plan 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 your 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

  • You must find and expose your property markers before submitting for a permit.
  • It is the homeowners responsibility to verify compliance with neighborhood requirements prior to constructing your fence.