Building Inspections & Permits

The City of Watertown’s Building Department is responsible for building plan review and building inspections within our community. Watertown’s inspectors are responsible for commercial and residential construction plan review, inspections during construction, and permit tracking. Questions regarding building permits can be emailed to Scott Dornfeld, Building Official or contacted by calling 952-955-2681.


Call 952-955-2681 from 8 am to 4 pm to schedule an inspection.

Electrical Permits & Inspections

Contact the following companies to schedule an inspection:

  • Dave Hucky, Contract State Electrical Inspector
    Phone: 952-442-2761
    Monday through Friday
    7 to 8:30 am
  • Minnesota State Board of Electricity
    Phone: 651-642-0800

Permit Application Forms