Permitted only as temporary signs in conjunction with temporary events or sales. They require a sign permit unless approved as part of an administrative permit. Please refer to Section 21155 of the zoning ordinance.
Enter the house number and the first part of the street name, click enter, and then click on the address. You will find permits under the property navigation menu. Click on a particular permit and then you will see under the Activities if the permit is still in plan review or is ready for issuance.
How do I apply for a rental license?
Rental dwelling license application forms are available at City Hall, or click here to download a copy. A rental dwelling license application form must be completed and submitted to the city along with the payment of the required license fee.
How do I apply for senior housing?
Plymouth owns two senior buildings. For more information about waiting lists, please call Plymouth Towne Square (763) 550-9525 or Vicksburg Crossing (763) 559-1877.
Enter the house number and the first part of the street name, click enter, and then click on the address. You will find permits under the property navigation menu. Click on a particular permit and then you will see the inspections and results.
How do I find out more information about a development sign that was posted?
Click here for a list of current development signs.
How do I find out more information about development applications?
Click here for a list of proposed developments along with a description and when the item is tentatively scheduled for the Planning Commission and City Council.
How do I find out the building setbacks for my property?
It would depend on what zoning district the property is in. The setbacks are listed in the zoning ordinance.
For further information, please call the Planning Department at (763) 509-5450.
How do I find the zoning on a particular property?
How do I know when your Section 8 waiting list will open?
We will register with Housing Link. You can go to their website at www.housinglink.org and sign up for notifications.
How do I renew my rental license?
The city will mail a rental dwelling license renewal application to the property owner or responsible person 90 days prior to the expiration date of the license. The application form must be completed and returned to the city along with payment of the required license fee, and copy of your crime free multi-housing certificate at least 60 days prior to the expiration date of the license.
Once the completed application form, crime free multi-housing training certificate and license fee have been received, the city will contact the property owner or the responsible person to arrange an inspection of the rental property, if an inspection is required. If no inspection is required, the city will issue the rental dwelling license.
If an inspection is required and code violations are found present, the property owner or responsible person must correct the deficiencies and contact the city to schedule a re-inspection of the property. Once all violations are properly corrected, the city will issue the rental dwelling license.
How do I request a zoning letter?
You need to submit a request in writing to the attention of the planning department along with a check for $50 if requesting a standard letter or $100 for more detailed information payable to the City of Plymouth.
License fees are $150/3 years for a single family dwelling, $225/3 years for two family dwellings,$150/3 years for condominium dwelling units, $100 for three family dwellings, and $125 for four family dwellings, and $100 per complex plus $6 per rental unit for five or more dwelling units.
Is your Section 8 waiting list open?
No, our wait list is closed.
What does the inspector look for?
The inspector is looking for hazards to health and safety as well as conditions that would cause deterioration of the property. Any items that violate today's code, but were acceptable under the code for the year the building was constructed, will not be cited unless the item poses a hazard.
What happens after an application and fee have been submitted?
The city will contact the property owner or the designated person responsible for maintenance to arrange for an inspection of the rental property. Once the inspection has been made and no violations are found, the city will issue the rental dwelling license.
If any violations were found present, the property owner or responsible person will receive a temporary license together with a letter and associated inspection report detailing the code violations observed, including a time frame for compliance. The property owner or designated person responsible for maintenance must correct the violations and schedule a re-inspection of the rental property within the time frame specified. Once all violations are properly corrected, the city will issue the rental dwelling license
What is a rental complex?
A common owner of one or more buildings contained within a single development project.
What is Crime Free-Multi-Housing mandatory training?
The property owner or designated person responsible for maintenance of a rental unit must complete a crime free multi-housing training program offered by the Plymouth Police Department, or a similar program approved by the Police Department. This training must be completed before the license for a dwelling is renewed, and every three years thereafter if the dwelling continues to be a rental dwelling.
This mandatory training must be completed prior to rental license renewal. Click here to learn more about this program and find out when the program is offered and how to apply.
A rental dwelling license must be obtained prior to operating (charging rent or other form of compensation) any rental dwelling having one or more living units. A rental dwelling license is valid for one year from the effective date of the license.
Where can I obtain a copy of the property maintenance code?
Copies of the adopted 2000 International Property Maintenance Code, including amendments, are available for purchase from the Building Inspection Division at a cost of $15 plus tax.
Click here for information regarding application forms, fee schedules, and specific requirements. Any other questions pertaining to building permits, you may call our building division at 763-509-5430.