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 brick work
  • Roofing
  • Sign installation, repair including electrical signs
  • Plastering/stucco

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 Certificate of Insurance. All contractors working on mechanical systems must be licensed by the City of North St. Paul.

City of North St. Paul Contractor License

Once your licensing is in place, please complete the appropriate permits.

Next Steps

The City of North St. Paul will

  • Verify your State of Minnesota license or City license application
  • Review your permit applications and zoning permits if necessary
  • Contact you with your permit approvals
  • 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 buildinginspections@northstpaul.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.