Community Planning & Economic Development

Minneapolis Development Review
250 S. 4th St., Room 300
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-3000

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Replacing Windows

At-a-glance

Simple replacement

Is a ...

Required?

Permit

Yes

Contractor

No*

Zoning Check and Site Plan

No

Inspection

Yes

Construction Plan Review

No

Replacement including size changes

Is a ...

Required?

Permit

Yes

Contractor

No*

Zoning Check and Site Plan

Yes

Inspection

Yes

Construction Plan Review

Yes

Homeowners can perform work on their own properties without a contractor

Before You Start

Look at these pages:

Requirements for Additions and Alterations (pdf)

Minimum Standards for Dwellings (pdf)

About Permits

Applying for a Permit

Permits Overview

Timeline for Completion

About the Inspections Process

Site Plan

Inspections Process

Handouts for Window Replacement

Windows & Doors – Home Energy Guide

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011