The Building Inspections Division is responsible for the application and enforcement of the building code and related ordinances, regulating commercial and residential construction, alterations, and the use of buildings within the city.

  1. Forest Lake Inspections

    A minimum of a 24 hour advance notice is required for all inspections and must be made through City staff (no voice mail is available on the inspections phone line).  You can call the inspection line phone number at 651-464-4349 to ask the building inspections division a question about your project.  You can also email at:

    Please note:  If you have zoning questions regarding setbacks, signage, or the size of build for your property, please contact the Zoning Department at 651-209-9734.  You can also email at:

  1. Forest Lake Inspections

  2. Corey Murphy

    Building Official

  3. Nick Vannelli

    Fire Technician

  4. Nate Moats

    Building Inspector I

  5. Bob Proulx

    Building Inspector I