Permits

Online Permits

Cottage Grove is in the process of implementing online permitting. At this time, applications for the following permit types are being accepted:

BUILDING RESIDENTIAL

  • Accessory Structure - Over 200 square feet
  • Addition
  • Alteration/Remodel
  • Deck
  • Demolition
  • Footing/Foundation Only
  • Interior Finish
  • New Construction
  • Pool - In Ground
  • Solar
  • Roofing
  • Siding
  • Window Replacement
  • Door Replacement

BUILDING COMMERCIAL

  • Addition
  • Alteration/Remodel
  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Demolition
  • Footing/Foundation Only
  • Temporary Shelter
  • New Construction
  • Pool
  • Signs - Permanent
  • Solar

FIRE COMMERCIAL

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Suppression
  • Storage Tanks

FIRE RESIDENTIAL

  • Fire Suppression

MECHANICAL COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL

  • Addition
  • Alteration/Remodel
  • New Construction

ELECTRICAL COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL

  • Addition/Alteration/Remodel
  • New Construction
  • Temp Service

PLUMBING COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL

  • Addition
  • Alteration/Remodel
  • New Construction

ZONING

  • Accessory Structure - Under 200 square feet
  • Driveway
  • Patio
  • Pool - Above Ground


Over the next few months, additional permit types will be available.

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 create an account with a preferred email address. 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.

If you have any questions regarding the online permitting system, please read the FAQ sheet. If you still have questions or need account help, please contact us at building@cottagegrovemn.gov or call 651-458-2800.

For specific information relating to your property, including current zoning district, accessory structure standards, driveway standards, and development standards please visit the Cottage Grove Interactive Zoning Map (arcgis.com).