Residential Permits

Building Permits & Applications

Online Permits

Cottage Grove is happy to announce implementation of online permitting.  At this time, applications for the following permit types are being accepted:

  • Residential/Commercial Electrical Permits
  • Residential Roofing Permits
  • Residential Siding Permits
  • Residential Window Replacement Permits
  • Residential Door Replacement Permits
  • Residential Mechanical/HVAC Permits
  • Residential Plumbing Permits

Please use the link below to access the online permitting website.  Upon opening the website, you can create an account by logging in with the contractor email we have on file for your company or, if you have not previously done work in Cottage Grove, you can register with a preferred email to create an account. Once logged in, you can apply for the permit types listed above as well as view your permit history and the status of current permit applications.

Over the next few months, additional permit types will be available.  If you have any questions regarding the online permitting system or if you would like to verify which email we have on file for logging in, please contact us at

Cottage Grove Online Permitting

Electrical Inspections

Electrical inspections are conducted by Kletschka Inspections. For questions and inspection scheduling you can contact via phone, email or website.

Phone: 612-866-1979 (Call times: Weekdays 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.)


Construction is allowed Monday through Friday from 7 am to 7 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm. For further information, view the City Code.