This page provides links to building, well and septic applications as well as information on building, well and septic permit fees. For building code questions, please contact our office to speak with an inspector at 507-328-7100.
Detailed reports pertaining to building permits issued in the City of Stewartville, City of Byron, and the townships of Eyota, Marion, Oronoco, and Quincy.
The Olmsted County Building Official administers the building code in the City of Stewartville, City of Byron, and the townships of Eyota, Marion, Oronoco, and Quincy. Reports on building activity in those areas are listed below.
Olmsted County Inspections Division administers the Septic System Ordinance through the SSTS Ordinance (Chapter 3400 of the Code of Ordinances) and MN Rules Chapter 7080-7083. Olmsted County regulations pertaining to septic systems are coordinated with the requirements of the Minnesota's Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems Program (SSTS) and provides the following program services:
Olmsted County's adoption of the Water Well and Supply Ordinance (see document below) enables the Olmsted County Inspections Division to administer the Minnesota Department of Health water well program as a local program, under a delegation agreement with the State.
An ordinance regulating the constructing and operation of water wells and water supply systems and governing the orderly and proper sealing of water wells; establishing standards and requirements for water well and water supply managements within the incorporated and unincorporated areas of the County of Olmsted...
Olmsted County is comprised of 18 townships and eight cities which all operate differently in terms of how they administer their zoning ordinances and the state building code.
The jurisdiction for building permits, zoning administration, well and septic administration, and subdivision ordinance administration varies by township and city within Olmsted County. Depending on where a specific property is located, you may need to speak with different agencies or organizations to obtain the information you are looking for with regards to the history of a property, zoning information, permitting information, etc.