Window/Door Replacement

Requirements for Permit Application Submittal
  • Application (PDF)
  • Must include u-factor on the application.
  • When installing an opening for an egress window plans must submitted showing framing and header detail.  
  • An egress window may require plan review time of one business day.

How to Submit a Permit Application and Required Information

  1. Permit and Plan Submittal Preferred Method

    Email the application and supporting paperwork requested to plans@blainemn.gov.

    Do not send a credit card authorization form, Building Inspections will contact you for payment method when the permit is approved.

Fee and Permit Process

  • Fee Schedule (PDF)
  • Once a permit has been obtained work may begin and inspections may be scheduled.
  • For full frame replacements permit applicants will be required to submit pictures to the e-mail address on the permit showing flashing, sealing and insulation.  
  • Egress window replacements will include a framing inspection.
  • At the final inspection the inspector will check to make sure smoke detector and carbon monoxide updates have been completed.

General Information

  • All windows and doors shall be installed per the manufacturer's requirements.
  • The manufacturer's installation instructions must be on site for all inspections.
  • Information on permits and inspections by property.

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