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

The following documents(s) need to be available for upload during the online application process. Please note, all documents need to be in a PDF format.

  • One (1) complete set of plans.

Fee & Permit Process

  • Permit fee is 3% of job valuation-Minimum fee is $60 plus state surcharge of $0.0005 of the job valuation-Minimum state surcharge fee is $0.50.
  • View the Fee Schedule (PDF)
  • Once your permit has been reviewed you will be contacted by email to log on 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.
  • Temporary Heat Permits are required.
  • Considering MN Statute 326B.197, only plumbing contractors with a mechanical bond may do work on gas piping (except simple reconnections without new fittings or piping).
  • Minn. Stat. 326B.197 summarizes the bond requirement for persons contracting to do gas, heating, ventilation, cooling, air conditioning, fuel burning, or refrigeration work. For these scopes of work, only the $25,000 mechanical bond is required, there is no license for mechanical/HVAC work in Minnesota. However, the City of Blaine has a mechanical license that requires a mechanical bond, proof of insurance and a $70.00 fee.

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