The Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board is moving to an online platform in March 2023! This online system will allow you to apply for a permit, request an inspection, pay fees and more all from the comfort of your home! Keep an eye on our website for additional information as we get closer to our go-live date.
Email email@example.com to be added to our email list as we make the transition.
Click on the application you need below, fill it out, save to your computer, and then email to staff.
Scroll to the bottom of this page for staff emails!
Conditional or Interim Use Permit
Fence Permit - *permit required as of 1/1/2021
Rezoning/Zoning Ordinance Amendment
SSTS Operating Permit / Plan - required for all new holding tanks
Site Plan Review / Field Verification Application
Shoreland Alteration / Tree Removal Permit
Short Term Rental Application (City of Bemidji)
Short Term Rental Application (Northern Township)
Short Term Rental Renewal Application
Subdivisions/PUDs/CICs – Concept/Preliminary/Final
Temporary Storage Container/Semi-Trailer Permit
Type II Home Occupation Permit
Parking Standards – Residential Rentals
Property Lines - Tips for Locating Your Property Lines
Site Plan Requirements – Building Department Memorandum
Site Plan Requirements – City Engineering Memorandum
Site Plan Requirements – JPB Memorandum
Standards for Single and Two Family Dwellings
Standards for Traffic Study Requirements
Tree Protection Homeowner Guide
Tree Removal and Preservation Plan Hand Out
Submit application via email to staff or in person at the GBAJPB office at 315 5th St NW, Suite 2. Cash, check or credit/debit card accepted (card payments can be accepted via phone).