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Watertown Building Inspections

The City of Waterotwn's Building Department is responsible for building plan review and building inspections within our community.  Watertown's inspectors are responsible for commercial and residential construction plan review, inspections during construction, and permit tracking.  Questions regarding building permits can be directed to Scott Dornfeld, Building Official at or 952-955-2681.

Permit Application Forms

Storm Damage Permit (roof, siding, windows)   Homeowner Waiver Form (non-licensed contracor)


Building / Mechanical / Plumbing                       Demolition / Building Moving / Fire Protection

Requirement Forms

 Accessory Structure Requirements  Residential Survey Requirements
 Basement Finish Requirements  Retaining Wall Requirements
 Commercial Permit Requirements  Siding Requirements
 Deck Requirements  Smoke Detectors
 Fence Requirements  Swimming Pool Requirements
 New Home Builder Requirements  Three & Four Season Porch Requirements
 Reroofing Requirements  Window Requirements


Schedule Inspections

(952) 955-2681  8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Questions on Building Permits

Scott Dornfeld, Building Official
(952) 955-2681

Electrical Permits and Inspections

MN State Board of Electricity - (651) 642-0800

Dave Hucky, Contract State Electrical Inspector
Phone:  (952) 442-2761
7:00 am - 8:30 am  Monday - Friday