Most construction requires a building permit. You can find out how much a building permit would cost by estimating the total price of the construction and finding the fee in the appropriate listings below that corresponds to that amount. Permits can be obtained by visiting the Inspections Department office in City Hall. Cash and checks are accepted. There is an additional minimal fee to process credit card payments.
Below you will find additional applications/forms for appeals, variance requests, and moving/manufactured home plans.
|Board of Adjustments - Variance Application Form
Note: Rolling application deadline is Tuesday at Noon
Meetings held approximately three weeks later, on Thursdays.
|Board of Appeals - Variance Application Form||0.09 MB|
To find the Manufactured Home Site Form, visit this page.
For the Moving Permit Application, visit this page.
For Contractor License Applications, visit this page.
Remember to contact the Inspections Department with any questions and for more detailed information about what is required to apply for a building permit.
The City of Grand Forks offers a Housing Dashboard page to showcase residential property data and number of permits issued during the last 5-10 years. For information about the number of commercial permits issued, please contact the Inspections Department.
Current Commercial Projects
To view commercial projects that have been approved, completed, or are currently under review, please click here. For questions about the projects listed on that page, please contact the Planning and Community Development office at (701) 746-2661.