• The Department of Engineering prefers online payments for permits; however, they are also accepting payment at City Hall. 

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Do you already know what permit you need? Click HERE to start your application. CLICK HERE for to view Permit Fees. 

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Charge Permits: 

For smaller HVAC, Plumbing, or Electrical projects which are not associated with an integrated permit, an application is not required. However, the City may still require an inspection for the work.

Some examples of these would be, but not limited to the following: Water Heaters, HVAC replacements, New Electrical Services, Electrical Panel Changes, Wiring Repairs, Stack Replacements, and Sewer Lateral Repairs (not associated with the Sewer Lateral Program).

Once you know the inspection date, there are two options to schedule the inspection:

  1. Call our office at 636-949-3222 to pull what we call a “charge permit” and schedule the inspection. You can pay over the phone at the time.  
  2. Create a profile and apply through a portal:    

 There is a $50.00 fee per inspection required. 


Integrated Permits: 

 For building permit projects that do not fall under the above mentioned charge permit category, please visit the Building Department page here

 Some examples of these would be, but not limited to the following: Decks, Basement Finishes, Interior Remodels, Additions, Pools, Accessory Structures, Retaining Walls, New Construction, Signs, Cell Towers and Solar Panels.