Planning staff can assist you with the following resources available on this page (click each heading to scroll to the relevant section):
Building Permit Applications are required for ALL improvements listed below
Property improvements requiring building permits are listed in alphabetical order, below. Supplemental information is available for select improvements and can be accessed by clicking on the links provided. Common residential building permit fees can be found, here.
Building permit applications can be submitted at City Hall or emailed to Planner, Ian Cochran, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please consult the City’s Fee Schedule for permit costs, and note that there will be a State surcharge in addition to the City fee. Cash or check payable to the City of Jordan is required upon permit issuance (Please write the address in the check memo). Call 952-492-2535 with any questions. Inspections are scheduled through Metro West Inspections at 763-479-1720.
Before submitting a building permit application, please ensure the property is located within the City of Jordan limits. Sand Creek and St. Lawrence Township residents (who may have a Jordan mailing address) will need to apply for permits through Scott County. You can view the City of Jordan boundaries map here or search for the property through the Scott County GIS.
Before completing work contact Gopher State One Call (GSOC) before starting any excavation project. Whether the project is large or small, if you are using machine-powered equipment or just a shovel and rake to plant a garden, get your work area marked.
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- Accessory Building – greater than 200 square feet
- Air Conditioner
- Exterior Doors (including Garage Doors)
- Finish Basement
- Mobile Home Installation/Removal
- Pools, Hot Tubs and Spas
- Porch (Screened or Three-Season)
- Retaining Wall
- Solar Energy Systems
- Single-Family Construction
- Irrigation System
- Water Heater and Water Softener
- Windows and Doors Supplemental Form
**For improvements not listed, please contact City Hall to determine whether a building permit will be required**
Property improvements requiring zoning permits are listed below. The Zoning Permit Application and supplemental information can be accessed by clicking on the links provided. Applications can be submitted at City Hall or emailed to Planner, Ian Cochran, at email@example.com. Please consult the City’s Fee Schedule for permit costs; cash or check payable to the City of Jordan is required upon permit issuance. Call 952-492-2535 with any questions.
Land Use Applications:
Land use applications are listed in alphabetical order below. Applications can be submitted at City Hall or emailed to Planner, Ian Cochran, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please consult the City’s Fee Schedule for application costs; cash or check payable to the City of Jordan is required upon application submittal. Call 952-492-7929 with any questions.
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- Conditional Use Permit (CUP)
- Concept Plan (or ‘Sketch Plan’) Review
- Design Review
- Easement and/or Right of Way Vacation
- Home Occupation (Permit and License)
- Interim Use Permit (IUP)
- Planned Unit Development (PUD)
- Site Plan Review
- Subdivision Review
- Zoning Text Amendment
**This is not a comprehensive list, please contact City Hall for a complete list and additional information**
Questions? Please call the City at 952-492-2535. Applications can be submitted to City Hall or emailed to Lindsey Dhaene.
Click Here for Miscellaneous Applications
- Dog License
- Bee Keeping
- Permit for Backyard Chickens
- Backyard Chickens Handout
- Food Truck License
- Grading and Excavation
- Massage Therapy
- Park Bench Donation
- Peddler / Solicitor / Transient Merchant
- Recreational Fire Pit (“Burning Permit”)
- Rental Licensing
- Right-of-Way / Street Excavation
- Special Event
- Towers / Antennas / Satellite Dishes
- UTV Permit
- Veteran’s Park Paver Brochure