Permits and Zoning

The City of Silver Lake has adopted the Minnesota State Building Code to govern any applicable construction activities in the City.  In addition to the Building Code the City has also adopted Zoning regulations to govern land use issues within Silver Lake.

A five (5) member planning commission has been appointed by the Silver Lake City Council to oversee land use activities in the City.  The Zoning Administrator is designated with the enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance and serves as an advisor and clerk to the Planning Commission.  The Planning Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the lower level of the Auditorium and the meeting is open to the public.

Building Permits are required for nearly all construction activities and can be obtained at City Hall, 308 Main St. W, Silver Lake, MN 55381, by calling (320) 327-2412, or emailing cityhall@cityofsilverlake.org.

For Building Code related questions please contact the City's Building Inspector at:

MNSPECT, Inc.

1-888-446-1801

For Information on specific permits (including commercial and residential) please call City Hall at 320-327-2412 or email cityhall@cityofsilverlake.org

Pay Building Permit Fees online at https://cityofsilverlake.revtrak.net/

Administration

City Hall Hours
Monday-Friday
8am-4pm

City Hall Staff

Clerk/Treasurer

Jon Jerabek

cityclerk@cityofsilverlake.org

320-327-2412

Deputy Clerk

Karissa Kurth

deputyclerk@cityofsilverlake.org

320-327-2412

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8am-4pm
City Hall Closed*
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CONTACT > City Hall

Phone: 320-327-2412

Fax: 320-327-2299

Email: cityhall@cityofsilverlake.org

Address: 308 Main St. W

                Silver Lake, MN 55381

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