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If you are not sure if a building permit is needed, call our Building Inspections Department at 763-767-6476. In some cases you must have a licensed contractor for certain projects.
The Homeowner or Contractor completing the work is responsible for obtaining all required permits.
Building Permits are required for nearly all structural improvements that are made to homes or accessory buildings. Additions, decks, porches, roofing, siding and windows require building permits. Mechanical Permits are required for all heating and ventilation system work.
Electrical Permits are required for all electrical wiring.
Plumbing Permits are required for all changes to plumbing.
If you are unsure if a project requires a permit, please contact the Building Inspection Dept. at (763)767-6476.
On Comcast, our community calendar can be seen on Channel 14, community programming is available on Channel 15 (859 HD), government programming can be viewed on Channel 16 (799 HD) and content from other local community stations runs on Channel 19.
On CenturyLink, our channel lineup should be available in mid-March.
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The City of Coon Rapids offers financial assistance for development projects meeting certain city goals. Businesses can receive technical assistance through the Coon Rapids Open to Business program, which provides existing and prospective entrepreneurs with free one-on-one counseling with a business advisor. The program provides assistance in financial management, loan packaging, business planning, real estate analysis, marketing, navigating regulations, and professional referrals. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Business Services Division can help companies expand, find and train employees, promote international trade, and finance business expansions. Check out our Financial Resources information for more details.
Yes. The current pay is $11 per hour.
Minnesota Statute 204B.195 allows individuals to take time off from work, without penalty or loss of wages, to serve as Elections Judges on election day(s). A 20-day written notice requesting to be absent from work for this purpose must be submitted to the employer. The request must be accompanied by a certification from the City of Coon Rapids indicating the days and hours the employee will serve as an Election Judge.
The employer may reduce the salary of the employee by the amount received for working as an election judge for hours the employee would normally work. The Statute makes this decision optional for the employer.
Appointments are recommended by the City Clerk, depending on the needs for each election, and approved by the City Council.
Clinics take place at the Coon Rapids Police Department, 11155 Robinson Drive.
Contact the Lending Center, part of the Center for Energy and Environment at 612-335-5891 to ask what home improvement funds you are eligible for. Remember, do not begin your projects until you have received approval for your funding.
We take all found animals to Dover Kennels, 16422 Hanson Blvd. Call 763-434-7332. If you want to report a lost animal, call 911 and request to speak with a CSO (Community Service Officer).
2) Call 911 and make a report. If this is an ongoing issue with a rental property, apartment, or townhome, you can request to speak with a C.O.P.P.S. Officer (Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving).
b. To obtain a copy of your driving record, visit your local Department of Vehicle Services. The Coon Rapids office is located at 455 - 99th Avenue NW, Suite 100. 763-785-5999.
a. You must call the number on your citation or go online to pay through the Anoka County Courts system. If you have further questions, you contact the Coon Rapids City Attorney's Office at 763-767-6495 for more information.
The Utilities Division has someone on call 24 hours a day for water and sewer emergencies. If you are experiencing a sewer backup in your home, call us first. You may be able to avoid an unnecessary service call and charge from a drain company if the problem is in the main line.
During our regular business hours of 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., you may call City Hall at 763-755-2880 and ask for Public Works.
At any other time call 911 and Utilities Division personnel will be dispatched to your home to analyze the problem.
The Public Works Department works with our independent lighting contractor to repair street light issues. Report outages by calling City Hall at 763-755-2880 and ask for Public Works. Or use our convenient online reporting system, Report It.
Pot holes are patched throughout the winter and in the spring. City staff rotate through various areas of town to get to all locations as quickly as possible.
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It is best to water your lawn during the early morning hours. You should also set your rain sensor to detect when it's raining so that your sprinkler system does not go off.