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Escrow

Before completing the online escrow release form, please read the additional tips below:

  • An as-built approved by the City. (Requirements are attached).
  • Water service curb stop shall be to grade (flush with sod). The curb stop is required to be exposed for the escrow inspection.
  • Vegetation is required to be to 70% within 60 days of the Certificate of Occupancy for summer builds or by July 1 st for winter builds.
  • Manufactured housing escrows- will be returned when the final inspection passes, and compliance with the Lake Elmo City code is observed.
  • Demolition- will be returned when the final inspection passes, and compliance with the Lake Elmo City code is observed.
  • Swimming Pools- will be returned when the final inspection passes, and compliance with the Lake Elmo City code is observed.
  • Escrow Release submittals that are missing items may be charged a re-inspection fee. Please take time to make sure all items are complete. Thank you.

It is the responsibility of the permit applicant to ensure that all inspections are completed, including an escrow inspection. The escrow will only be returned to the party who it was received from. Before scheduling an escrow inspection, please  submit an escrow release form which you can complete by clicking here.