The City of Minneapolis issues Water Tap Permits to licensed plumbers who need to tap and connect to the City water main. The City of Minneapolis inspects and records the work done by the plumber to ensure safety of residents.
Water, sewer & utility permits are required by city ordinance to allow for the installation, repair, removal or relocation of a utility which projects onto, under or over any City of Minneapolis public property or right of way. In order to obtain a permit, a permit application must be submitted, reviewed and approved by the Department of Public Works. The cost of the repair, removal or relocation of a utility is the responsibility of the utility owner.