Building Inspections
The Building Inspection staff is responsible for plan review, inspections, and Building Code enforcement.  The City contracts with Metro West Inspections for all Building Code enforcement.  Lynn Paulson, the City's Building Official, has more than 25 years of experience in this field.

  • To obtain a building permit application, contact City Hall or click below.
  • Once completed, fax the application to 763-389-0993, e-mail to, or bring into City Hall at 705 2nd Street North, Princeton, MN 55371.
  • To schedule a building inspection, please contact Metro West Inspections at 763-479-1720.
  • For all other Building Code/permit questions, please contact Lynn at City Hall at 763-389-2040 or at Metro West Inspections at 763-479-1720
  • Call Gopher State One 48 hours before you dig at 1-800-252-1166 Toll Free or log on to

NOTICE: The State has reduced the State Surcharge from $5 to $1 for a FLAT RATE permit. Please see the attached Fee Schedule before sending in payment.
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