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City of Mapleton, Minnesota
Curling Capital of Southern Minnesota

Building Permits & Variance Applications

There are 3 different types of building permits.

  • Limited Permit
    These are for shingling, siding home or accessory building, replacing doors and windows, egress windows, removal of detached garage, shed or barn.  These permits are approved in 1 to 3 days. Cost is $15.00
  • Basic Permits
    These permits are for decks, garages, sheds, fences that meet the zoning setback regulations.    These permits are approved in 3 to 8 days. Cost between $25.00 and $40.00
  • Regular Permits  These permits are for new homes or permits that require a variance or conditional use permit.  These permits go to the Zoning Board and City Council.  The Zoning Board meets the 2nd Monday each month they have a permit to review. cost between $25.00 and $50.00 plus additional fees for a conditional use permit. 

Regular permits need a variance application filled out if they do not meet zoning setback regulations.

Fences that are being requested to be on property line must have a fence variance attached to permit.

Attached Document or FileBuilding Permit  
Attached Document or FileBasic Building Permit  
Attached Document or FileLimited Building Permit  Please print, fill out and bring to city hall with $15.00 fee
Attached Document or FileFence Variance  
Attached Document or FileVariance Structural  
Attached Document or FileZoning Ordiance  

104 2nd Avenue SE, 507-524-3492