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Rum River Consultants proudly serves the residents and business owners of the City of Circle Pines as their Designated Building Official. Rum River is committed to a quality, customer service oriented approach to building official and inspection services.


Administrative and inspection staff are available six days per week to assist owners and contractors with questions and site inspections.  Contact us today with all of your building inspection needs.  We look forward to working with you!

Online Permitting

Rum River Consultants is pleased to announce the introduction of online permitting services for the City of Circle Pines through our platform, Baseline.

To access our user-friendly site, simply click the Baseline button below.  Once selected, you will be brought to the permitting website where you can choose the option to "Apply for a Permit".  A prompt will occur for you to create an account or sign in to the platform.

Once you have established a user account, conveniently track and manage all of your permits, including scheduling inspections online, by selecting the "View Permits" option.  *Please note, this will be for permits starting January 1, 2024.  Thank you!

Experience the efficiency of our streamlined web-based permitting system today!

If you have questions, need assistance with the platform, or want to provide constructive feedback (both positive and/or challenges experienced), we welcome your input. We want this process to be easy for our customers, therefore, we take your responses very seriously.  Provide feedback via the email link below.  Thank you!

Online Permitting

Permit Application Information

Please utilize our online permitting platform at Baseline, however, if you prefer our original permit submission option, please follow the instructions below. This process will still be available while we transition to online permitting.  Thank you!


Permit applications and all submittals are to be provided in PDF format and sent by email to:

  1. Download the application form.
  2. Enter all information in the fillable form, including the signature.
  3. Save the application to your computer.
  4. Click on at the top of the application.
  5. Fill in Subject Line of email.
  6. Attach your application and any supplemental information.
  7. Send to RRC for issuance or review.  Thank you!
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Electrical Permit Information

For electrical permit information, please contact Andrew Nykanen with the MN Dept of Labor and Industry at 651-964-0121 or on the MN Dept of Labor and Industry website.

Electrical Permits - Homeowners     
Electrical Permits - Contractors

Permit Applications


Please refer to the
Application Guide for required submittals.  All information must be provided before processing can begin.  Thank you!

Archived Permit Information

To request copies of archived building permit records, please contact the City of Circle Pines at 763-784-5898 or via email at you!

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City of Circle Pines

Fee Schedule, in part 

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​Payments for building permits

can be made by:


  • Mailing a check payable to the City of Circle Pines.  *Please include the address of the project and permit number.

  • Over the phone with a credit/debit card.  Please call 763-784-5898*Please have permit number and address of project available. 

  • In person at the City of Circle Pines office with cash, check, or credit card.  

City of Circle Pines

200 Civic Heights Circle

Circle Pines, MN  55014


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