Building Department Division

Permit Application Process

Step 1:  Proceed with completing an application only if the property address is in the City of Anoka.

  • If the address is not in the City of Anoka, please contact the city or township in which the address is located and that jurisdiction will be able to help you.
  • Verify ownership at Anoka County Parcel Viewer

Step 2:  Complete and submit your application with any required documents such as your site plan and building plans.

  • The applications are fillable PDFs.  Applications are updated almost yearly; therefore, please use the most current application form posted below.  Please note we have separate applications for roofing, siding and windows/doors replacements (same size).
  • Applications may be submitted via email, mailed or put in the drop box located outside of Anoka City Hall.  We no longer accept applications through facsimile.
  • If you have code construction questions, please contact the Building Official.  If you have zoning questions, please contact the City Planner.  If you have other questions, please contact the Building Permit Technician.

Step 3:  Your application will be reviewed and we will call you upon approval regarding payment for the permit.

  • We accept Visa, Master Card, Discover or checks.
  • Issued permits will be emailed to you unless otherwise indicated.

Step 4:  Proceed with your project and schedule inspections.

  • To schedule inspections, you can either