Rice County Building Departments (Minnesota)

Search for Rice County, MN building and zoning records. Building records include building plans, building code evaluations, building surveys, and building code violations, and zoning records include zoning violations, zoning boundaries, and zoning regulations.


Rice County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Rice County, Minnesota. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Rice County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Rice County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Faribault City Building Department Faribault MN 530 Tatepaha Boulevard 55021 507-334-3450

Faribault Zoning Faribault MN 208 1st Avenue Northwest 55021 507-333-0387

Rise County Planning Department Faribault MN 320 3rd Street Northwest 55021 507-332-6100


Rice County Building Inspectors ensure that building construction is in compliance with building and zoning codes in Rice County, MN. They maintain documents on permits issued by the Rice County Building Department, including construction, relocation, demolition, and occupancy permits. Building Inspectors also keep approved and rejected building plans and blueprints, records on a property's compliance with Rice County building codes, and records on building and zoning violations and inspection reports. Many Building Inspectors make these building and zoning records available to the public online.

Faribault Building Inspector Faribault MN 208 1st Avenue Northwest 55021 507-333-0359

Faribault City Building Inspector Faribault MN 122 2nd Street Northwest 55021 507-384-0552

Northfield Building Inspector Northfield MN 801 Washington Street 55057 507-645-3004


Rice County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Rice County, MN including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Rice County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Rice County Assessor's Office Faribault MN 320 3rd Street Northwest 55021 507-332-6152


Rice County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in MN. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Rice County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Rice County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Rice County Treasurer's Office Faribault MN 320 3rd Street Northwest 55021 507-332-6104