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Permit Applications

All Permit Applications have been changed and updated as of January 2020.
Only the newly updated applications will be accepted.

Submittal requirements for each permit type are detailed within the corresponding application. Fillable forms of the Permit Applications can be found in the links below. For additional information or questions regarding the permitting process, please contact City Building Official Steven Williams or Assistant City Planner LaRissa Bertram at (701) 444-2533.

NOTE: Most permits are valid for a period of six (6) months from the date of issue. Permits may be renewed after expiration for an additional fee. Renewal forms can also be found within the links below.

Completed Permit Applications and Renewal Forms may be returned using the following methods:

  • In person: City Hall: 213 2nd St. NE Watford City, ND
  • Mail: City of Watford City: P.O. Box 494 Watford City, ND 58854
  • Fax 1(701)444-3004


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Building Department


Building Department
213 2nd St NE
PO Box 494
Watford City, ND 58854
(701)444-8414 office

Steven Williams
701-651-7826 (cell)

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~ Justice C Staton-Grade 5

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