Rental Housing Licenses

The City of North St. Paul requires all single family, duplex and multi-family rental housing to obtain an annual license from the City. 

Apply for a Rental Housing License

Applying for a rental housing license from the City of North St. Paul is easy and secure.

  • Create a user account on our Citizen Services Platform
  • Complete the appropriate license for your rental situation
  • Easily upload Workers' Compensation Insurance document and other required information.
  • City staff will review your application and let you know if any other information is needed.

Online Payment and Documents

  • Once approved, you will receive a link via email to pay for your license fees online with a credit card or e-check (processing charges apply)
  • If you prefer, you can mail your payment to the City of North St. Paul at 2400 Margaret St. North St. Paul, MN 55109. Be sure to reference your license document number
  • Once your payment is processed, you will receive an email with access to your digital license
  • All of your applications, receipts and license documents will be stored in your personal portal for your easy access.

Rental Housing Licenses Issued by the City of North St. Paul

Rental Housing Related Documents

View all rental housing licenses offered by the City of North St. Paul here.

Important Notice: Rental Agent Required

No rental license shall be issued or renewed unless the owner designates in writing an agent who resides in any of the following Minnesota or Wisconsin counties:

  • Hennepin
  • Ramsey
  • Anoka
  • Carver
  • Dakota
  • Scott
  • Washington
  • Polk
  • St. Croix
  • Pierce

See code section 155.01 (c) for complete details.

Said agent shall be held responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the property and must be empowered to receive orders and institute remedial action to effect such orders, and to accept all service of process pursuant to law. An owner must immediately notify the Fire Chief in writing of any change of agent.