Commercial Solar System Permits

Requirements for Permit Application Submittal

  • Application (PDF)
  • System plans designed by a MN Structural Engineer.  Plans to verify roof structure can support the added weight and snow-drift loads.  Provide manufacturer's installation details.

How to Submit a Permit Application and Required Information

  • Come to the counter between 8:00am and 4:30pm to drop off in person.
  • Mail to:
    Attn: Building Department
    City of Blaine
    10801 Town Square Dr NE
    Blaine, MN  55449

Fee & Permit Process

  • Fee is valuation based see fee schedule
  • View the Fee Schedule (PDF)
  • Please allow 5-7 business days for issuance of permit.
  • Once your permit has been reviewed you will be contacted to come pickup and pay for your permit.
  • When your permit has been paid for and you have the approved plans, you may start work and schedule inspections.
  • When scheduling Inspections please plan at least 2 business days out.  During the busy construction months longer delays may occur. 

General Information

  • A separate electrical permit is required through the MN State Board of Electricity.