Building Division

The Building Division enforces the City building code, issues building permits, conducts building inspections, demolishes vacant buildings, and enforces zoning ordinances.

Email (314) 622-3313 More contact info


Short-Term Rental Permits
Under Ordinance 71729, all platforms seeking to list Short Term Rentals and all Short Term Rentals will be required to have a permit to operate. Read more

Tell Us How We're Doing
The City of St. Louis Department of Public Safety wants to hear from you on how we are doing and use what we learn to better serve you. Read more


Apply For A Commercial Construction Permit
Apply For A Housing Conservation Inspection (Occupancy Permit)
Book a Consultation
Demolition Permits
Find Your Building ID
Obtain Commercial Occupancy Permits
Request a Residential Property Inspection - Exterior
Request a Residential Property Inspection - Interior
Request Commercial Property Inspections
Residential Construction Permit
Submit a Benchmarking Report

Property Data by Address

Boards and Commissions 

April 2024 Conditional Use Hearings
Information about conditional use hearings including appeals, meetings, agendas.

Board of Adjustment
Information about the City of St. Louis Board of Adjustment and its responsibilities, meetings, agendas.

Building Energy Improvement Board
The Building Energy Improvement Board is a mayoral-appointed board that provides technical expertise to help buildings comply with the Building Energy Performance Standards ordinance.

Conditional Use Hearings
Information about conditional use hearings including appeals, meetings, agendas.

Upcoming Events

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Contact Information


Phone: (314) 622-3313
Fax: (314) 622-3235

Monday - Friday Phone Hours
8:00 AM - 4:45 PM

Permits Section Office Hours
M-Th 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
F 8:00 AM - 4:00PM

Hot Spot Desk 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

1200 Market Street , City Hall, Room 426
St. Louis, Missouri 63103-2826

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