Community Development


8150 Barbara Avenue
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077



Welcome to the City of Inver Grove Heights Community Development Department!

We have recently overhauled and updated this portion of our website: Get a new view of your city!

  • Find easy ways to apply for permits and inspections, most of which you can do online
  • Stay up to date on developments in IGH and get the latest public notices about projects
  • Learn about environmental initiatives that can save you money on energy bills, and how you can get involved
  • Find helpful FAQs on city code and ordinances 

Economic Development

This section of the website was also enhanced: These new pages were created to highlight all that IGH has to offer, to encourage smart, sustainable growth and investment in our community, and to provide an easy means of staying up-to-date on current developments in the city. 

  • Explore IGH commercial districts and new openings
  • Find information for prospective residents and businesses 
  • Research city demographics
  • View useful new maps

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Rand, Heather Community Development Director 651-450-2546  
Hunting, Allan City Planner 651-450-2554  
Botten, Heather Associate Planner 651-450-2569  
Rainey, Tyson Code Compliance Coordinator 651-450-2491  
Bodsberg, Stacy Community Development Support Specialist 651-450-2545  
Sutherland, Ally Environmental Specialist 651-604-8511  

Permits & Inspections 

8150 Barbara Avenue
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077

8150 Barbara Avenue
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077


Welcome to the City of Inver Grove Heights Permits & Inspections Division!

We are located at City Hall and available during business hours, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Find information on permit and license requirements in the city:


If you have questions, please contact us Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you. 

  • For questions related to building permits applications or the Online Permits Portal, email the City Inspection Department or call 651-450-2550.
  • For questions related to fire permits, email the City Fire Marshal Jeff Schadegg or call 651-450-2547.
  • For questions related to electrical permits, contact the State Electrical Inspector Gary Pederson at 952-431-3565.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Johnson, Steve Chief Building Official 651-450-2577  
Lein, Mary Assistant to the Chief Building Official 651-450-2552  
Bravo, Andrew Combination Inspector 651-450-2550  
Verdeja, John "Jojo" Combination Inspector 651-450-2590  
Steenberg, Luke Combination Inspector 651-450-2486  
Bruder, Jeremiah Combination Inspector 651-450-2590  
Bonawitz, Cindy Office Support 651-450-2555  
Stadt, Heather Office Support 651-450-2542  
Doucette, Jordan Office Support 651-450-2578