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Denmark Township

Applications & Permits


Denmark has contracted with the City of Cottage Grove to issue building permits and provide Building Inspection Services to township residents.

If you are in need of a building permit, please contact  Cottage Grove Building Dept. 

(651)458-2804.  Denmark's contact Building Official Bob LaBrosse.


Denmark Building Permit Application


Denmark New Home Submittal Requirements



Agricultural Certificate of Compliance

A Certificate of Compliance is required for all agricultural buildings over 1,000 square feet in size.  A separate building permit is not required for the construction of an agricultural structure. 


STANDARDS: The standards applicable to agricultural accessory structures are set out in Chapter Two, Part 3, Section 1.2 of the Denmark Township Development Code and include the following (this not a complete list and is in addition to any other applicable requirements): • Unless the structure is being placed on rural farm land which meets the definition of agricultural land and contains more than 40 acres, the structure may not be placed prior to the construction of the principal structure. • The structure may not be located closer to the road right-of-way than the principal building, unless the Town Board first approves the location and all setbacks can be met. • Must not exceed the limitations on the number of structures or total square footage established in Chapter Two, Part 3, Section 1.2(3)(B). • An accessory structure may not be used for sleeping or contain living space. • A Certificate of Compliance expires if the structure is not built within one year.


To apply for an Ag Certificate of Compliance, submit to the Town Clerk a Zoning Use Permit Application  Form and the $75.00 application fee with your building and site plans.  Plan should show location of existing and proposed structures on property, setbacks, septic system and roads.




Attached Document or FileZoning_Use_Permit_Application_Form_.pdf  
Attached Document or File2017_Zoning_Use_Permit_Application_Instructions.pdf  
Attached Document or FileZoning_Use_Permit_Escrow_Form_.pdf  
Attached Document or File2018_Development_Review_Schedule_.pdf  
Attached Document or FileFee_Schedule_adopted_12-01-14_effective_12-11-14(1).pdf  
Attached Document or FileUtility_Permit_Application_Form3.pdf  
Attached Document or FileUtility_Permit_Policy.pdf  
Attached Document or FileUtility_Permit_Escrow_Fee_Agreement.pdf  

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