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Permits & Applications
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.
This site offers features to view existing permits, view permit inspection results (if after 1/1/2022), view scheduled inspections for a permit. You can also apply and pay online for certain over the counter permits!
Facility Use, Rental, & Applications
The City of Waconia offers numerous facilities and meeting rooms for community use.
Rental Dwelling License Application
To ensure safety of tenants, the city requires that all residential rental dwellings be properly inspected and licensed by the city prior to occupancy by tenants.
The City has an ordinances to allow the keeping of chickens and honey bees with a license. This page has information regarding the licenses.
Zoning Code Complaint
This form is used when you wish to file a zoning or a code complaint about a property in the community.
Block Party / Street Use Permits
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.
Large events like races, concerts, etc. looking to utilize streets, parks, or that have an impact on the general public require a special event permit.
Solicitation Permits are required for any person, organization, or corporation desiring to sell wares door to door or solicit donations within the city limits.
Monument Sign Advertising
The City of Waconia monument sign, located at Waconia Parkway S and Oak Avenue 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.
Municipal Plumber's Permit
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.
Temporary Noise Permit
Temporary noise permits are required if a person or entity is hosting a gathering outdoors where amplified sound is used after 10:00 p.m. if the sound can be heard by 25 or more people.