Building Permits

Notice - Due to the high volume of permit applications, your permit request may take up to 15 days to be issued. 

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

Construction Inspection Support Services Related to COVID19


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 (preferred) or call 651-638-2050 weekdays during business hours if you have any questions. 


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Apply for permits:
Contractor Applications

If you are a contractor, please click here for contractor applications.

Homeowner Applications

If you are a homeowner, please click here for homeowner applications.

Permit Data:
View monthly reports:

The City of New Brighton runs monthly reports on all permit data.  To access these reports click here.

View property history:

To view property history in the City please click here and use the top address bar to search for the building number.  Recommendation: only use the building number in the search and NOT the street name.

To make a data request please visit this link.