Building Inspections

Responsibilities

The Building Inspections Division of Public Works is responsible for issuing permits and conducting inspections to enforce state building code and city ordinance regulating building, mechanical, plumbing, demolition of structures, septic systems, and manufactured housing. The City of Apple Valley adopts the state code by ordinance in Chapter 150 of the Apple Valley Code of Ordinances.

The City of Apple Valley transitioned to electronic plan review software on April 11, 2018. 

You can call the Inspections Department to schedule an inspection Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at (952) 953-2588. 

Electrical inspections can be scheduled by calling (952) 997-6822 between 7:00 am and 8:30 am, Monday through Friday.

 
Permits

Resources

  1. Interim Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit

    As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council has approved an interim policy that allows temporary and/or expanded outdoor dining areas. Read on about the outdoor dining permit......
  2. 2020 Minnesota State Building Code Effective March 31, 2020

    All permit applications received on or after March 31, 2020 shall meet the requirements of the 2020 Minnesota Building Code. For more information...
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