Guide For Commercial Projects

As you plan and develop your project, you may work with several city work groups, all working as a team to make your project successful. If you need a place to start, call Building & Housing at 218-362-5997 and we’ll get you the answers you need or connect you with the right person.

Building & Housing Department

Our goal is to guide you to build safe, durable, energy efficient, accessible buildings. We strive to be the One Stop Shop for development services. Building & Housing processes and routes permit applications and plans, and coordinates the reviews from multiple departments. We keep you informed about your project and are here to help- from the initial research through plan review to the final inspection.

Zoning & Planning Services

The Building & Housing Department is also the official body of zoning rules and regulations to guide land use and development in the City of Hibbing.

Planning & Economic Development

Planning & Economic Development provides community information and referral services, technical and financial resources, and one on one guidance while integrating land use, long range planning, and community development functions of the City.

Engineering Division

Engineering issues a variety of permits that affect the public infrastructure such as: excavation in City right-of-way, driveway aprons, street and sidewalk obstruction, over-sized loads, new culverts, and sewer, water and gas main extensions and connections. Engineering coordinates stormwater management permits and erosion control permits.

City Clerk

Business licenses are obtained at the City Clerk’s Office. Follow the link above to find out if your business needs a permit through the City Clerk.

Fire Department

Besides fighting fires and issuing permits for fire related activities, the fire department administers operational permits for businesses to ensure Building and Fire Code is maintained throughout a buildings existence. Building & Housing routes certain plan submittals to the Fire Marshal for review for compliance with the fire code.