The City of Dayton has recently implemented an online permitting system which is located at This new process will allow for the application and payment of several building permits for residents and contractors. Online permit payment option available. Permit number, total fees due, and online payment information will be provided once the permit is approved. The permit will be returned via email after payment is received. The City of Dayton also accepts cash and check payments for permit applications.

Not all permits are accepted via the online permitting system, but they can be processed by sending in the application to All application material for the application is located at the following website

Contractors must be registered with BS&A and can email with your user name and email, and we will link your account or call 763-427-4589. Contractors must have current state license information on file.

City staff is available to help residents and contractors with the online process, and staff can be contacted via email at or call 763-427-4589.