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Who do I contact about building permit questions?
Can I schedule an inspection on-line?
How do I check to see if an inspection passed?
How can I check on the status of a permit?
How do I apply for senior housing?
Is your Section 8 waiting list open?
How do I know when your Section 8 waiting list will open?
Does the city require a point of sale inspection (truth in housing)?
Where can I place a sign?
How many signs can I have?
What size of sign can I have?
Can I have an electronic sign?
Can I have a banner sign?
Do I need a permit to replace the face of a sign?
How do I find out the building setbacks for my property?
How do I find the zoning on a particular property?
How do I request a zoning letter?
How do I find out more information about a development sign that was posted?
How do I find out more information about development applications?
How do I apply for a rental license?
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Q: Who do I contact about building permit questions?
A:
Click here for information regarding application forms, fee schedules, and specific requirements. Any other questions pertaining to building permits, you may call our building division at 763-509-5430.
Q: Can I schedule an inspection on-line?
A:
No.  To schedule an inspection, please call our inspection scheduling line at 763-509-5449, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays until 6:00 p.m.
Q: How do I check to see if an inspection passed?
A:

You can check the status of inspection results using My Property Info.

Enter the house number and the first part of the street name, click enter, and then click on the address. You will find permits under the property navigation menu. Click on a particular permit and then you will see the inspections and results.

Q: How can I check on the status of a permit?
A:

You can check the status of a permit using My Property Info.

Enter the house number and the first part of the street name, click enter, and then click on the address. You will find permits under the property navigation menu. Click on a particular permit and then you will see under the Activities if the permit is still in plan review or is ready for issuance.

Q: How do I apply for senior housing?
A:
Plymouth owns two senior buildings. For more information about waiting lists, please call Plymouth Towne Square (763) 550-9525 or Vicksburg Crossing (763) 559-1877.
Q: Is your Section 8 waiting list open?
A:
No, our wait list is closed.
Q: How do I know when your Section 8 waiting list will open?
A:
We will register with Housing Link. You can go to their website at www.housinglink.org and sign up for notifications.
Q: Does the city require a point of sale inspection (truth in housing)?
A:
No.
Q: Where can I place a sign?
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Q: How many signs can I have?
A:
For commercial locations, it would depend on the number of street frontages. Please refer to Section 21155 of the zoning ordinance.
Q: What size of sign can I have?
A:
The size depends on what zoning district you are in. Please refer to Section 21155 of the zoning ordinance.
Q: Can I have an electronic sign?
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Q: Can I have a banner sign?
A:
Permitted only as temporary signs in conjunction with temporary events or sales. They require a sign permit unless approved as part of an administrative permit. Please refer to Section 21155 of the zoning ordinance.
Q: Do I need a permit to replace the face of a sign?
A:
No, a permit is not required provided there is no electrical work and you are not changing the size or the structure of the sign.
Q: How do I find out the building setbacks for my property?
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It would depend on what zoning district the property is in. The setbacks are listed in the zoning ordinance.

For further information, please call the Planning Department at (763) 509-5450.

Q: How do I find the zoning on a particular property?
A:
Click here for the zoning map.
Q: How do I request a zoning letter?
A:
You need to submit a request in writing to the attention of the planning department along with a check for $50 payable to the City of Plymouth.
Q: How do I find out more information about a development sign that was posted?
A:
Click here for a list of current development signs.
Q: How do I find out more information about development applications?
A:
Click here for a list of proposed developments along with a description and when the item is tentatively scheduled for the Planning Commission and City Council.
Q: How do I apply for a rental license?
A:
Rental dwelling license application forms are available at City Hall, or click here to download a copy. A rental dwelling license application form must be completed and submitted to the city along with the payment of the required license fee.
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