1. Step 1 Review and Prepare
  2. Step 2 - Create an Account/PRO
  3. Step 3 - Apply
  4. Step 4 - Review and Payment
  5. Step 5 - Schedule an Inspection

Review and Prepare

  1. The following documents need to be available for upload during the online application process. Please note, all documents need to be in a PDF format.
    • Plans and Job Specifications
      Along with uploading PDFs of plans and required submittals, two (2) full-size hard copies of all submittals is also required prior to plan review.
    • Civil/Utilities Plans
      Along with the PDF upload of civil/utilities plans, one (1) additional hard copy set is required when there is underground utility work prior to plan review.
    • SAC Determination Form
      This is to be turned into the Metropolitan Council 651-602-1421 (Required prior to issuance of permit).
    • Sub-Contractor Contact List
      Required to be completed on the online application prior to permit issuance. 

    Hard Copy Delivery

    Deliver/mail hard copies of plans and other submittals to:

    Blaine City Hall
    Attn: Building Inspections
    10801 Town Square Drive NE
    Blaine MN 55449

    Please include a cover sheet with the following information:
    • Permit Number (B20-00xx)
    • Project Address (if known)
    • Contact Information
    Please note that any additional submittals of revisions must be by both hard copy and PDF upload into the IMS permit.

Fee & Permit Process

  • Permit fee is 3% of job valuation-Minimum fee is $60.00 plus state surcharge of .0005 of the job valuation-Minimum state surcharge fee is .50 cents.
  • View the Fee Schedule (PDF)
  • 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.

General Information

  • The mechanical permit will not be issued until the building permit has been issued.

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