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. Building Inspections Process Due to COVID-19

    We have adjusted the way some of the residential inspections are performed to maintain the safety of our residents, contractors, and staff. Read on...
  2. REMINDER FOR NEW APPLIANCES

    Did you know... Permits are required when replacing major appliances such as a furnace, air conditioner, water softener, and water heater. Read on...
  3. 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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