Building in Devils Lake, North Dakota


Within the Devils Lake City limits and its two-mile jurisdiction, building permits are required for the following projects:

  • Bedroom Windows
  • Decks
  • Demolition
  • Egress Windows
  • Fences
  • Garages
  • Lawn Sheds (over 120 sq ft)
  • New Homes/Additions
  • Remodeling
  • Siding Replacement

Building Permit Application

Category: Building

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Duties The Board of Adjustment is appointed by the City Commission and meets to consider granting variances in cases where a property owner cannot meet the standards of their zoning district. To schedule a Board of Adjustment hearing, contact the Building Department... Learn More
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Planting a tree? Digging a hole for a mailbox? Installing a fence? There are a number of utility lines buried on your property - electric, telephone, gas or propane, water, sewer, and cable tv. Prior to completing any work make sure to call North Dakota... Learn More
Chapter 17 of the City of Devils Lake Code of Ordinances covers zoning rules and regulations. Download the Building Zoning Map Learn More
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