Information for Contractors
Contractor Licensing Requirements
Contractors working in the City of North St. Paul must be licensed by the State of Minnesota. If you will be performing any
- Commercial work
- Masonry and brickwork
- Sign installation or repair including electrical signs
If you do not have a license from the State of Minnesota you must apply for a Contractor License from the City of North St Paul and provide a Certificate of Insurance. All contractors working on mechanical systems must be licensed by the City of North St. Paul.
Apply for the Appropriate Permit
The City of North St. Paul offers an online permit application process. Learn more about how to set up your account and the permits issued by the City of North St. Paul here. Permit applications
Understanding State Fees
Depending on the work being proposed, the State of Minnesota may access additional verification fees. Please review the following table for more information.
License Verification Fee
Lead Verification Fee(if lead certification is required)
|Exterior Door Replacement||Yes||No|
|Garage overhead doors||No||No|
|All residential plumbing||No||No|
|All residential mechanical||No||No|
The City of North St. Paul will
- Review your permit applications and zoning permits if necessary
- Verify your State of Minnesota license or City license application
- Confirm fees and collect payments
- Issue the permits
- Provide an Inspection packet with more instructions and your permit posting
Call the Community Development Department at 651-747-2415 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for help with questions on your project or to request an inspection. Our team is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.