Permits, Fees & Handouts
Inspections are required on all permits. Please call 507-457-8231. A four-hour notice is required for building inspections. Due to special circumstances, we may ask for a longer notice. Each inspection will be handled case by case.
Owners that will be doing the work themselves must fill out an affidavit form and enclose the form with the application.
Permits & Fees
All permits must be downloaded and saved before filling out and submitting.
A four-hour notice is required for building inspections. Due to special circumstances, we may ask for a longer notice. Each inspection will be handled case by case.
- 2021 Building Fees (PDF) (Plan Review Fees Not Included)
- 2021 Miscellaneous Fees (PDF)
- Building Affidavit Form (PDF)
- Building Permit Application (PDF)
- Building Wrecking Form (PDF)
- Demolition Fees (PDF)
- Demolition Permit Process (PDF) (Demolition Permits Please Use a Building Application)
- Moving Permit Application (PDF)
- Roofing/Windows/Siding Application (PDF)
- Solar Permits (PDF)
The City of Winona Inspections Division does not issue or inspect electrical permits. Please contact the State Electrical Inspector concerning permits and inspections:
Please refer to the links below for electrical information.
2020 National Electrical Code® (NEC®)
Homeowners can get an iMS account for an electrical permit at:
Copy and paste the information in this link or provide this link in the electrical section.
Page 23 (There is no such thing as Minnesota State Electrical Code.)
Hazardous electrical wiring that does not comply with
State Statute 326B.35 SAFETY STANDARDS linked here:
Or has not been inspected as required here:
State Statute 326B.36 INSPECTION
Call Monday through Friday between 7 and 8:30 am or leave a message.
For fire sprinkler permits or information, please contact the:
Winona Fire Department
451 E 3rd Street
Winona, MN 55987
All plumbing shall be installed in accordance with the 2015 Minnesota Plumbing Code, Chapter 4714.
Any questions or permits for sidewalk replacement are handled through the Engineering Department at 507-457-8269.
The Planning and Inspections drop off box located in the alley will be temporarily closed until further notice. If you have building plans or permits to drop off, please call 507-457-8231.
Permits can be faxed to 507-457-8212, mailed along with a check, or paid with a credit card by calling 507-457-8231.
Permits mailed with a check can be sent to:
City of Winona
207 Lafayette Street
Winona, MN 55987