Building permits are needed for any building any size.  This includes, houses, garages, sheds and/or decks

Permit Costs:

$50 for shed

$100 for house

Individuals seeking permits for the construction of new homes must contact Maine Prairie Township Zoning Administrator, Chuck Froehling. The cost for this permit is $100.00. Residents residing in the Shoreland Zoning District are required to obtain permits from Stearns County Environmental Services for any shoreline work or construction you are contemplating doing on your property. Environmental Services processes all shoreland permits. Contact Chuck Froehling at 320-398-7512