***Zoning applications (fence, parking pad, shed 200 sq. ft. and under, pools, etc.) are found on the Zoning and Planning Page.
We accept cash, checks (make checks out to City of Big Lake) or credit cards - Visa, Master Card, Discover.
Please do not start project work until you have paid for your permits.
Various inspections are required for all permits. An inspection record card will be issued to identify the required inspections for each project. This inspection record card must remain available and posted visible from the street. Inspection requests are made through the Building Department at city hall, and generally require a minimum of 24 hour notice. The direct line for inspection requests is 763-251-2980.