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Land Use (Building)

Land Use Requirements for Building and Other Activities

The following information is an overview of St. Louis County land use requirements and a guide to assist property owners through the land use permit or subdivision process. St. Louis County does not administer the Minnesota State Building Code, but does require land use permits for a wide range of activities.

If you have questions regarding land use requirements, permits and other property related questions, please contact the St. Louis County Planning and Community Development Department. Videos Available:
 Land Use, Septic, and Shoreland Videos

The Citizen Portal is now available to the public. Apply for your land use permits online

Before applying online, it is advisable to look over the instructions document so you will have the information required in order to fill out the application.

Topic Areas

Land Use 

(Building-Moving Structures)

Conditional Use

(New Business or Expansion) 

Home Business

Home Business 

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Land Alteration 

Borrow-Pit

Borrow (Gravel) Pits

Rezoning Property 

Subdividing Property  

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Cell Tower

Variance

  Wetlands

Wetlands

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Maps 

Question

Fact Sheets

Applications

Application Forms

County Plans & Ordinances

  Planning

Comprehensive Land Use Planning Process