Duties & Fees


The code enforcement officers review and inspect all new construction and remodeling within the City. These individuals are responsible for enforcement of the state building code, which has been adopted by the City of Mendota Heights.


Please refer to the following fee schedule and/or a code enforcement officer.

Building Permit Fees 

Permit Fees

Permit Fee Based upon the valuation*

Plan Review Fee 65% of building permit fee.

Similar Plans 25% of permit fee

State Surcharge .0005 of the valuation

SAC (Sewer Availability Charge) $ 2,485.00

WAC (Water Availability Charge) $ 200.00

* Valuation means the actual or estimated dollar amount charged for permitted work including materials, labor, profit and other fixed cost. It is the amount that you will be charging the customer for the work you will be doing. If it is the homeowner doing the work, evaluation is the cost of materials alone.