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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Permits Required to Repair Storm Damage to Property

Faribault Building Inspections3

Building/Zoning Permit Requirements…Storm Damage Repair / Replacement


Maintenance Repairs Generally Do Not Require Permits:

·         Replacing damaged fence panels under 50% of entire fence (not the entire fence);

·         Fixing cosmetic exterior damage to your shed or detached garage (shed siding/doors & shed roofing materials;

·         Fixing holes in siding materials or temporary patching on the roof;

·         Fixing a window pane;

·         Tree removal does not require a permit.

Replacements Generally Require Permits:

·         replacing damaged sheds with a new shed or detached garage will require a permit and/or

Zoning Certificate;

·         replacing all of the siding or roofing materials will requirement a permit;

·        window replacement will require a permit;

·         electrical services will require an electrical permit;

·         repair or replacement of any structural components i.e. rafters, beams, header, joists, studs, etc..

Please contact the Building Department with any questions about permits.

Roofing,Siding,and Window Permit

Electrical Permit Application

Building Code Division

City of Faribault

208 1st Street, NW

Faribault, MN 55021

(507) 333-0387 or (507) 334-0100

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