Do I need a building permit for a fence and where can I have a fence?
Fences are allowed in residential districts, up to the property line. No permits are required unless the fence is more than 7 feet tall. Refer to the Moorhead City Code for the ordinance regulating fences.
Do I need a building permit to put a shed in my yard?
Building permits are required for any accessory building over 200 square feet. Regardless of size and if a permit is required, zoning regulations apply.
Do I need a building permit to shingle my roof?
Do I need a permit to install a heating appliance in my home and can I install it myself?
A mechanical permit is required for installation of all permanent heating and cooling appliances. Minnesota State Code does allow a homeowner to install their own heating and cooling appliances.
Do I need a permit to install a replacement water heater?
A plumbing permit is required to install a water heater.
Do I need a permit to install electrical devices within my home?
An electrical permit is required and may be obtained by calling the Minnesota State Electrical Inspector, Rod Schaffer, at 701-235-2840.
How can I learn the code requirements for common remodeling projects?