The automated surcharge system enables users to file a building permit surcharge report online, make payments online and save and view previous reports online. Users are not required to make payments online, but are encouraged to do so.
To manually file a report, quarterly and monthly reporting forms are available (in PDF format):
For help with questions call (651) 284-5411 or send an email to Cynthia.Chapel@state.mn.us.
This calculator can determine the surcharge fee(s) the municipality should charge for:
Please follow the instructions to determine the surcharge fee you should charge your customers for a permit.
The surcharge fee for a single fixed fee permit under $10,010 is always $5 per permit.
To determine the surcharge fee for a single fixed fee permit over $10,010, enter the total valuation on the second line and click the "Calculate" button.
To determine the surcharge fee for a single building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical or other permit, enter the total valuation on the third line and click the "Calculate" button.