Request a Residential Property Inspection - Exterior

Request exterior residential property inspections for possible building code, health, safety or historic district violations.

Begin online Call 314-622-4800


The City of St. Louis Building Division's appreciates reports of building code, health, safety or historic district building violations regarding the exterior of residential properties. 

Department personnel may already be aware of a problem and may already be working to solve it. Sometimes, the information you provide is what was needed to learn about an issue.


Provide as much information as possible. Include information on:

  • Select the nature of a problem
  • Enter the address or intersection
  • Describe conditions 


  1. Start with the 'Begin Online' button below and select the service that best describe the situation.
  2. Complete the steps and submit the request.

Begin online Call 314-622-4800


Fees may apply for some inspections. 

What to Expect

You will receive an email with a request ID number.  

You can use the number to check the status of the service request.

Additional Information

Interior inspections are handled differently than exterior inspections. A separate form is used to request an interior residential property inspection


Building Division

(314) 622-3313

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

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 314-622-3315

Contact the Building Division

Inspection Section

St. Louis, MO

Contact the Inspection Section

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