COVID-19 InformationInformation and Updates for Community Members

Contact Information

201 4th Street SE
Room 108
Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

Phone: 507-328-2400
Fax: 507-328-2401

Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Department Contacts


City Licensed Contractors

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Lists of City licensed contractors are maintained by the City Clerk's Office.  Please see their links to the ordinances that govern that particular license. For an application form or for more information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office, 201 4th Street SE, Rochester MN 55904 (507) 328-2900.

City Licensed Contractors

Click here for application forms and more information on licenses issued by the City of Rochester.

Current and Previous Year License Holder information

The City cannot recommend a specific contractor, but maintains a list of current and previous year licensed contractors.  It is the property owner's responsibility to hire a City licensed contractors to perform work in the public right-of-way.  Please click the link above if you wish to see a list of current license holders or to find out if a contractor has a license.


New City Licensed Contractors or Changes to Current City Licensed Contractors

To help with customer service, we are implementing an electronic way to receive information without a signature needed for our current permit requests.

Authorized Permit Requesters Form 

We will track within the permit:

  1. Permit requested by (this will be the person that requests the permit via e-mail, phone, fax or in person)
  2. How was permit requested (fax, e-mail, phone, in person)
  3. Permit request date (this is the date the permit was requested)
  4. Person authorizing permit (this is the employee that received the information and created the permit)

All data received via email, fax or in person will be scanned and saved in a file for permit requests for data practice laws.

Submitting the Form

The form must be completed, notarized and emailed, delivered in person or mailed to:

Rochester Public Works Department
201 4th Street SE
Room 108
Rochester, MN 55904