We explain the rules you need to know for roofing.

We require a permit for all roofing and roof repairs. Homeowners can perform work on their own properties without a contractor.

Note: Replacing trusses or other structural components of a roof during the re-roofing process is considered a repair and requires a Zoning Check, Site Plan and Construction Plan Review.

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Minneapolis Development Review

Community Planning & Economic Development


Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.