Community Planning & Economic Development

Minneapolis Development Review
250 S. 4th St., Room 300
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-3000

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Roofing

At-a-glance

Simple re-roofing an existing roof

Is a ...

Required?

Permit

Yes

Contractor

No*

Zoning Check and Site Plan

No

Inspection

Yes

Construction Plan Review

No

Homeowners can perform work on their own properties without a contractor

Repair and re-roofing or new roofs

Is a ...

Required?

Permit

Yes

Contractor

No*

Zoning Check and Site Plan

Yes

Inspection

Yes

Construction Plan Review

Yes

Homeowners can perform work on their own properties without a contractor

Note: Replacing of trusses or other structural components of a roof during the re-roofing process is considered a repair and requires a Zoning Check, Site Plan and Construction Plan Review.

Before You Start

Look at these pages:

Requirements for Additions and Alterations (pdf)

Minimum Standards for Dwellings (pdf)

Finding a licensed contractor

Hiring a Residential Contractor – what do I need to know? (pdf)

Site Plan

Zoning Approval

About Roofing

Roofing Requirements for One- and Two-Family Dwellings

About Permits

Applying for a Permit

Permits Overview

Timeline for Completion

About the Inspections Process

Site Plan

Inspections Process

Forms and Handouts for Roofs

Last updated Sep 27, 2011