Building permits are required for most home improvement projects, including new construction, new additions and remodeling, finishing a basement, re-roofing, re-siding, window replacement, decks, porches, fences, plumbing, heating, electrical work, garages and utility sheds.
The city encourages neighbors to get to know each other and will permit street closings for neighborhood block parties or special events, subject to certain conditions.
The City of Waconia offers numerous facilities and meeting rooms for community use.
The City of Waconia monument sign, located at 584 Olive Street in Waconia, is available for the advertisement of community or public events at no charge to groups or organizations incorporated or doing business within the city limits.
Look through a list of planning applications and forms.
Solicitation Permits are required for any person, organization, or corporation desiring to sell wares door to door or solicit donations within the city limits.
Plumbers doing work within the City of Waconia are required, by City Ordinance, to first obtain a plumber permit through the Public Services Department. These permits are renewable on an annual basis. The license period is February 1 to January 31.