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City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883
Hours: Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
PERMITS / FORMS / APPLICATIONS
Final Inspection Checklist - Please view this checklist before scheduling a final inspection for a certificate of occupancy.
Certificate of Occupancy Permit - Please note that all new businesses in Newport must complete a certificate of occupancy permit and pay a $50 fee prior to moving in.
Plan Review Supplement - Please include a Plan Review Supplement with the building permit and project plans submitted for review for an addition, remodel, or new construction project.
New Home Supplement - Please include a New Home Supplement with the building permit for new homes.
Residential Accessory Structure Supplement - Please include a Residential Accessory Structure Supplement with the building permit and project plans submitted for review for an accessory structure such as a garage or shed.
Residential Deck Supplement - Please include a Residential Deck Supplement with the building permit and project plans submitted for review for a deck.
Floodplain Supplement - Please include a Floodplain Supplement with the building permit and project plans if the structure is in the floodplain. Click here to see if your property is in the floodplain.
SAC Determination - All new businesses or expansions require a SAC Determination through Metropolitan Council. Click here to go to their website for the appropriate forms. Click here to view a brochure on what SAC is and why you need a determination.
Click here to view different handouts to learn more about what needs to be submitted with the application and other standards for residential construction.
*Please note, all contractors will need to provide a copy of their State License to the City of Newport prior to receiving a building permit. If a contractor does not have a State License then they will need to register a Contractor's License with the City for a fee of $50. Every mechanical contractor will need a license with the City prior to doing any work.
For questions regarding permit fees, applications, or procedures, please contact Renee Eisenbeisz, Assistant to the City Administrator, at (651) 556-4601. For questions regarding building codes and to schedule inspections, please contact the Cottage Grove Building Division at (651) 458-2804.
Code Violation Form - Click this link to fill out an online form on a code violation concern.
Contact Us - Click this link to fill out an online form to contact us about a service request, concern, or question.
Odor Complaint - Click this link to fill out an online odor complaint form.
Police Report Request - Please contact Washington County Records directly to request a report. They can be reached at (651) 430-7600
Vacation Check Form - You can also contact Washington County at (651) 439-9381 to request a vacation check.
Please submit the below checklists with your planning request application:
International Property Maintenance Code - Adopted by the City of Newport