Over-the-Counter Applications

For siding, re-roofing, door/window repair, furnace & A/C, water heater/softener, fireplace, please see the over-the-counter applications below. Separate permit applications are required for these rehab projects. Click on each name for the correct permit application. Over-the-Counter applications submitted online, email, or mail may be processed within 1-2 business days.

You may submit an application(s) using one of the following options below:

  • email application(s) to Trisha Lindahl - tlindahl@biglakemn.org,
  • mail in - City of Big Lake; 160 Lake St N, Big Lake, MN 55309; ATTN: Trisha Lindahl,
  • or walk in.

Over-the-Counter Permit Applications

Note: Electric Water Heaters do not require a permit through the City of Big Lake.

Payments for over-the-counter permit applications will receive an email with a link to pay online. We no longer take payments over the phone.