Building Inspections Division

The Building Inspection Division performs plan review, building inspections and enforces City zoning and property maintenance codes. To schedule an inspection, please call 763-421-2629.

The Minnesota State Building Code, which is enforced by the City, provides minimum standards to safeguard life, property, and resident well-being. The City of Champlin has adopted the Minnesota State Building Code. 

For building permits review the helpful resources on this page. You can use our electronic application or submit a Permit Application (PDF) in person at City hall.

Licensing for Mechanical and Sign Contractors is required. Please use our electronic application to apply for a mechanical or sign contractor license. 

Credit Cards

The City of Champlin accepts credit card payments for all building permits. There will be a convenience fee of $3 for permits of $120 or less. For permits over $120, the fee will be 2.5% of the total permit fee. For example, a $1,000 permit will have a convenience fee of $25. As always, we will continue to accept cash or check as payment for permits. No credit card payment will be accepted over fax or email.

Commercial Building Permit & Plan Submittal

In person submittal will require your application and three full-size sets and one reduced size (11 x 17) set of plans, also an electronic version will be required (PDF, Disc, or thumb drive). An as-built survey will be required at the end of the project.

General Contractor License Update 

Use this form to update your company's information in our system's database. Please fill in the form and upload your state-issued license. This is for electric, building, and plumbing contractors, or mechanical contractors that already have a city-issued license and need to upload their most recent state bond.