Building & Zoning Department

City of Pipestone follows the 2007 State of Minnesota Building Codes and Requirements which by reference adopts the 2006 International Building Code (IBC).

Obtaining a Building Permit
To obtain a building permit:
  • Develop plans for review
  • Review building site / plans with administrator
  • Complete Application for Building Permit
  • City will issue permit upon approval
    • Permit will last 1 calendar year from issued date
Obtaining a Historic District Building Permit
To obtain a building permit for Historic District:
  • Develop plans for review
  • Complete Application for Historic District
  • Review by Historic Preservation Committee
  • Upon approval by Historic Preservation Committee, Review with Building Administrator
  • Complete application for Building Permit
  • City will issue permit upon approval
    • Permit will last 1 calendar year from issued date
View the map below to see the area designated as the Historic District of Pipestone.
2017 Pipestone Historic District