Permit Application Forms

As of April 21, 2020, plan review will take approximately
two (2) to four (4) weeks from date received. Please plan accordingly. **

Prior to a building being constructed, enlarged, altered, repaired, moved, or demolished a permit is required.  All project need to pull a permit and submit the necessary plans.The application forms can be found in the links below. Before hiring a contractor verify that they have a license and bond from the State of Minnesota.  The contractor should pull the required permits for the work that they will be doing.  Prior to closing your project, verify that the contractor has scheduled and completed all inspections.

All submitted plans are date stamped when received. Plans will be reviewed in date order in which they are received between the City of Delano and City of Watertown offices combined. Plan review turn around time for residential projects is a minimum of two weeks. Please plan accordingly. Permit applications and plan set can be emailed directly to

Right-of-Way Permits should be submitted directly to

2021 Building Permit Fees

Effective January 1, 2020, the City of Delano building permit fees have changed. More information can be found here. **Please note, permit applications may reflect previous fee structure.** 


Building Moving Permit
Building Permit
Demolition Permit
Fence Permit
Fire Protection Permit
Mechanical Permit
Plumbing Permit
Right-of-Way Permit
Sewer and Water Permit
Sign Permit
Zoning Permit


Staff Contacts:


Scott Dornfeld | Building Official | 763-972-0532
Dustin Quam | Assistant Building Official | 763-972-0567
Greg Hamman | Building Inspector | 763-972-4412