The City of Kindred contracts with Midwest Inspection Services for the city's building permitting and inspecting. Building permit applications are available at the links below, in the Auditor's office, or at Midwest Inspection Services.
Fence Permit Applications are processed at Kindred City Hall.
Michael Blevins, Building Official
310 1st Ave SE
Mapleton, ND 58059
Building Permit FAQ
What kind of projects do I need a building permit for?
Building Permits are required for room additions, decks, porches, finished basements, masonry fireplaces, interior modifications, window replacement of larger size, structural renovations/repair, demolition work, accessory structures, and fences. Separate plumbing and electrical permits may be required for the installation, alteration, repair, relocation, replacement and/or addition to any electrical or plumbing systems.
Permits are NOT needed to paint a house (interior or exterior), re-shingle, re-side, hang wallpaper, replace cabinets and do similar finish work, install concrete sidewalks and patios entirely on your property, or insulate an existing building where no structural changes are made.
Why do I need a permit?
The City of Kindred building code requires you to obtain a permit before doing certain types of construction, both new and/or remodeling. Permits allow the city to know when you are working on a construction project and that our inspectors know which jobs need to be inspected. A permit also establishes a record of the construction and remodeling history of your property and that the construction was built to current building code requirements. Review of permit applications ensures that your home meets the zoning requirements such as yard coverage, setbacks, and building height.
How do I apply for a permit? Where do I obtain my permit?
Residents can fill out the Residential Building Permit Application and submit it in person or by email to Midwest Inspection Services. Commercial/contractors can complete the Commercial Building Permit Application.
Is there a charge for a permit?
General Building Permit Information and Guidelines
Residential Building Permit Information
Commercial Building Permit Information
New Construction/Contractor Standard Specifications
Fence Permit Information and Guidelines
Registered Land Surveyor contact information: