Welcome to YOur online portal

Thank you for using our website where you can access online services from your home, office, or mobile device.

Through this portal you have access to all of our online services including building and zoning permits, licensing, zoning land use applications, and property complaints.  We value your input, if you have any comments or suggestions to make this system easier, please email us at jbarnhart@ci.orono.mn.us or by phone at 952-249-4600.


Online Services You Need

  • two men at construction site reviewing plansPERMITTING
    Building, remodeling, or adding on to your home? Adding or removing a building or accessory structure?  Holding a special event?  Want to go some grading of your lot?  Learn when you need a permit, submittal requirements, apply online, view review status, pay permit fees, and schedule inspections here.  To apply for a permit please CLICK HERE
    Do I need a permit? - Submittal Requirements - More information
    Need City Council approval for your project?  Learn about the planning and zoning process, what documentation you'll need.  You can apply online, review the status of your application, pay fees.
    To Submit a Variance, Conditional Use Permit, Subdivision, Site Plan, or other Land Use Application CLICK HERE 
    Do I need a development permit? - Submittal Requirements - More information
    Renting out your home? See tobacco or liquor?  Use our online portal to apply for a license. Learn when you need a license, submittal requirements, apply online, pay license fees, and view the status of your license application.
    Apply for a License (new applications)
    Search for a license
    Learn more about licensing 


Have you observed blight, long grass/ weeds, illegal parking, or other code enforcement violations in your neighborhood? If so, submit an online complaint, and it will be automatically routed to the appropriate department for investigation.

Please note that Orono, in an effort to  provide better service through consistent record keeping, complaint tracking, and reporting, routes all complaints through this portal. Emailed complaints, or use of paper "Property Complaint forms" will be entered into the system as soon as possible.  You can access this portal through any web connected phone, tablet,or computer.  A computer for public access of the portal is available at City Hall.  Complaints are not accepted anonymously, but complaintants are kept private.  

Submit a complaint