General Contractor

A general contractor license is required for any person engaged in the following businesses or work in the City of North St. Paul.

  • General contractors in the business of building construction, alteration or repair
  • Masonry and brickwork
  • Roofing
  • Sign erection, construction and repair, including billboards and electrical signs
  • All excavation work
  • Plastering
  • Tree trimming
  • Driveway installation
  • Fence installation

Property owners doing their own work on their own property need not be licensed under this chapter. This does not relieve them of other licenses or permits required by the City. Persons licensed by the State of Minnesota need only register with the City their state license when doing residential work in the City.

Regulatory authority:

Chapter 110.28 of the Municipal Code

Licensing fee:


Review procedure:

  • Applicant submittal
  • Review of application for completeness
  • Issuance

Apply online:

General Contractor License Application