Occupancy Inspections


Purchase/Sale:   No inspections or permits are required from the City of St. Charles for purchase or sale of a residential property.

Rental Properties:  Long Term Rentals (30+ Days) - Rental Occupancy inspections are required from the Community Development Department on each change of tenant. The cost for a rental inspection is $50.00. To schedule an inspection, contact Community Development at 636-949-3222. For more information, see the following brochure: https://www.stcharlescitymo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/37/Rental-Unit-Inspection-PDF

Short Term Rentals – Please visit https://www.stcharlescitymo.gov/1079/Short-Term-Rentals for more information


For more information in regards to opening a new business or altering and existing business, check out the New Business Ambassador Program at https://www.stcharlescitymo.gov/949/New-Business-Ambassador-Program Areas of assistance with the program include the following:

• Occupancy Permits

• Building Permits

• Sign Permits

• Business Licenses

• Scheduling Inspections

There is also a useful guide that you can find here to help you get started: https://www.stcharlescitymo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/8244/Guide-to-Open-your-Business-2019