Building Permits

Notice - Due to the high volume of permit applications, your permit request may take up to 10 business days to be issued after payment is made. 

Please note, a permit is not issued until it has been paid for and reviewed.

Construction Inspection Support Services Related to COVID-19

The City of New Brighton is currently not able to accept paper permit applications.

Contractors: if this is your first time, or if you have questions about setting up or using your account, please visit our contractor guide for instructions. If you already have a linked/registered username and password, follow the prompts below for contractor applications.

Homeowners: you do not need to sign up and register, please follow the prompts below for homeowner applications.

The Building Department is available to help with all stages of your new or ongoing construction project, big or small.

Whether you are a contractor or a homeowner, we provide the following services:

  • Permitting
  • Permit submittal assistance
  • City contractor licensing
  • License verification
  • Reviews
  • Inspections
  • Inspection scheduling

Please email the Building Department (preferred) or call 651-638-2050 on weekdays during business hours if you have any questions.

Permit Data

The City of New Brighton runs monthly reports on all permit data. Access these reports.