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Community Development Department
101-14th Street
Cloquet MN 55720
Phone: 218-879-2507
Fax: 218-879-6555


Building permit fees are based on the fair market value of the work, which includes materials (using receipts or a package price) and labor. City staff will evaluate the cost against state industry standards to determine if reasonable. Fees for other permits (plumbing, mechanical, etc.) are based upon individual fee schedules pertaining to that work. Please see the fee schedule to calculate the fee or call the Community Development Office.

Permit Inspection Request

Building Related Permits

  • Electrical Permit (Building Official checks for Electrical Sticker)
    The electrical plan is submitted to the State. All electrical permits are inspected and the Electrical Code is enforced by the State Electrical Inspector, Jim Killian, who can be reached at (218)851-9648,, or PO Box 326, Esko, MN 55733. Electrical permits and forms can be found at the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry or by calling (651)284-5064.

Additional Commercial Permits

Public Works Permits

Utility Permits

Zoning Permits

Procedures Application
Administrative Adjustments
Conditional Use Permit

Final Plat

Planned Unit Development
Zoning Permit
Preliminary Plat

Rezoning Land
Sign Permit
Site Plan Review

Vacation of a Public Way
Zoning Permit

Wetland Permit

Zoning Ordinance Amendment
Zoning Map

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