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

Overview

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.

Preparation

Provide as much information as possible. Include information on:

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

Instructions

  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

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

Contact

Building Division

(314) 622-4671

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

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Permits Section 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Hot Spot Desk 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Contact the Building Division

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