The Inspections Department employs 19 full-time staff members. The department employs inspectors with specialties in building, housing and health codes as well as service counter technicians and administrators. Inspections counter 2nd floor at City Hall - open 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
This department is responsible for
- Issuing permits for construction (.pdf permits)
- Inspecting remodeling and new construction for compliance with the building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical system standards in the Minnesota State Building Code.
- Inspecting homes and commercial buildings prior to sale to ensure property in St. Louis Park is in good condition
- Licensing dogs, tobacco sales and mechanical contractors
- Enforcing sections of the City Code relating to nuisances and zoning.
- Inspecting St. Louis Park's 8,000 multi-family rental units and 900 one and two family non-owner occupied units on a bi-annual schedule.
updated: Monday, February 06, 2017
|Aaron Borken, Permit Technicianemail@example.com|
|Ann Boettcher, Inspections Services Mgr.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Bernie Riley, Const. Codes Inspector/Electricalemail@example.com|
|Brian Hoffman, Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Caleb Hansen, Construction Codes Plumbling Inspectoremail@example.com|
|Chris Chandler, Property Maintenance Inspectorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|David Bethke, Building Codes Electrical Inspectoremail@example.com|
|David Skallet, Chief Building Officialfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dean Blom, Construction Codes Inspectoremail@example.com|
|DJ Hennessey, Construction Codes Inspectorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Eileen Tierney, Office Assistantemail@example.com|
|Elena Roberts, Permit Technicianfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Grant Sala, Construction Codes Inspectoremail@example.com|
|Jason Bredenberg, Property Maintenance Inspectorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jim Dube, Construction Codes Inspectoremail@example.com|
|Joseph Hafner, Property Maintenance Internfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Michael Pivec, Property Maintenance Inspectoremail@example.com|
|Randy Kelzenberg, Property Maintenance Inspectorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Steven Shold, Construction Codes Inspectoremail@example.com|
updated: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The city has radon testing kits available free at the first floor and second floor customer service counters at city hall. Limit one per household please. Please stop in to city hall to pick up a kit.
The city does not inspect for radon. For more radon information, please contact the State of Minnesota Department of Health or the US Environmental Protection Agency.
updated: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
City permits and inspections are required for all storm-related repairs such as repairing roofing, siding, meter and mast. This is for your protection when working with contractors, as well as helpful in maintaining the value of your property.
For more information about permits, and to ensure your repairs and replacements have been inspected, please contact the city at 952.924.2588.