Minneapolis Health Department

Public Service Center
250 S. 4th. Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
health@minneapolismn.gov
(612) 673-2301

Abrasive Blasting (Sand Blasting) Permits for Contractors

Before an abrasive blasting permit will be issued a lead test must be conducted by a licensed lead risk assessor. Please submit documentation of the lead test results with your permit application 5 days before project begins.  The City of Minneapolis will conduct lead testing at your request on residential properties. 

Permit Fee- the permit fee will be $151.40 beginning April 1, 2013.

Contact Andre Reed at (612) 673-2841 for assistance with the abrasive blasting permit.

Below is the permit application and current permit fee:

Abrasive Blasting Permit (pdf)

Please recycle any old applications you may have. If you do not have access to a printer you may obtain a copy or copies by calling Minneapolis 311 or, if outside the Minneapolis city limits call (612) 673-3000.

Last updated Apr. 25, 2013