Building & Development


For information on Building Permits:

        Located in City of Rochester: 

Rochester Building Safety, 507 328-2600

Detailed Permit Reports can be found on the Rochester Building Safety website for new construction within the City of Rochester.

Located in Olmsted County:

Many of the townships and small cities within Olmsted County have adopted and are administering their own land use controls.  In these townships, permits may be issued by either a township zoning administrator or by the Township Cooperative Planning Association (TCPA).

The following links will take you to the site indicating jurisdictional authority: