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Rum River Consultants proudly serves the residents and business owners of Ravenna Township 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 Ravenna Township 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 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 or contact support via #763.330.0010.  Thank you!

Archived Permits

Archived Permits

To request copies of archived building permit and septic system records, please contact

Electrical Permit Information

For electrical permit information, please enter your jurisdiction on the MN Dept of Labor and Industry local look up site.

Electrical Permits - Homeowners
Electrical Permits - Contractors



Payments for building permits can be made by:

  • Mailing a check payable to Ravenna Township. *Please include the address of the project and permit number. 



  • ​​Online via credit card or electronic check. For this option, you will find a direct link for payment in the email sent to you from Baseline, once your permit is approved. The service fee for credit cards is: 2.65% or $3.00 minimum. The service fee for electronic check payments is $1.50.

Mail checks to:

Rum River Consultants 

23306 Cree St NW Suite 103

St Francis, MN 55070 ​

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