Community Development

Building Inspection

The City of Owatonna Building Inspection Division began enforcement of the 2007 MN State Building Code including Adoption of the 2006 IRC and IBC on December 1st 2007. 

Owatonna Building Inspection Division has begun replacing guidelines for construction and installation of residential decks, roofs, garages, egress windows. Please see the new heading “Construction Guidelines” to review or print this information. (Posted April, 2009)

  Construction Guidelines

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  * Code Bulletins *


      State Building Codes and Standards

      International Code Council

      Association of Minnesota Building Officials

      Builders Association of Minnesota

      Department of Commerce (licensing and energy)

      Board of Architecture & Engineering

      Contractor Email Plumbing Changes

      Plumbing Bond Verification Application

      Worker Compensation Certification of Compliance

Housing and Redevelopment Authority

      Go to HRA for information. 

Stormwater Management

      Go to the Stormwater Management for information.