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You can apply for permits, search permit data, upload permit documents, schedule inspections, and review inspection reports from our Permit and Inspection Portal.  If you prefer to submit your permit application on-line, please follow the link below.

Permit and Inspection Portal


Applications are in PDF format. Please print and fill out your application. Completed applications and documentation can be submitted in person to:

Burleigh County Building/Planning/Zoning Department
221 N. 5th Street
Bismarck, ND 58501

By Mail

Burleigh County Building and Planning
PO Box 5518
Bismarck, ND 58506-5518

By Fax: 701-221-3726

By Email:  e-mail

Contact us with any questions:  701-221-3727


Residential Building Application
Use this application for a new house.

Building Permit Application
Use this application for accessory building, basement finishes, decks etc.

Septic System Permit Application
Use this application for all new septic systems and repairs.

Plumbing Permit Worksheet
Use this worksheet for all plumbing permits

Manufactured Home Application
Use this application for Manufactured Home Installation.

Commercial Building Application
Commercial Building Permit Application

Flood Plain Development Application
Use this permit if you are planning on developing or building in the floodplain.

ADA Form
Required For Commercial Permits Only

Contact Us

221 N 5th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone:(701) 221-3727

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