Building Code Administration

Access the Building Permits and Inspections Document for more information on who does building code administration in Goodhue County.

Code Application

The building code applies to the construction, alteration, moving, demolition, repair, and use of any building, structure, or building service equipment. The purpose of the building code is to provide minimum standards to safeguard life and limb, health, property, and public welfare. The minimum code standards are achieved by regulating and controlling the following:

Other Building & Permitting Contacts

Building Official's Duties

The building official must maintain certification through the state and has duties, powers, and responsibilities established by state statute. The building official is tasked with the following jobs:

Our Team

Molly Strauss
Permit Supervisor
Kathy Bauer
Permit Technician
Doug Morem
Building County Official
Dan Vierling
Building Inspector

Contact Us


Government Center
509 W. 5th St.
Red Wing, MN 55066


651-267-4875 (Fax)


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Goodhue County Government Center
509 W. 5th St.
Red Wing, MN 55066
Building Map
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