Building Department

The Department of Building Safety is responsible for ensuring all construction taking place within the City of Brainerd meets all applicable building codes and standards.

All housing and rental issues are also the responsibility of this division.

Electrical Work

All electrical work is permitted by the State of Minnesota. The State Electrical Inspector for Brainerd is Michael Wenzel (218) 270-2265.

Here is the link to the website: 

Electrical permits - homeowners | Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (