Building Division Permits
The Building Division is responsible for issuing various types of permits including Building, Occupancy, Demolition, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing.
In April 1999, the Building Division implemented a full scale effort to streamline the building permit process with the creation of the Business Assistance Center (BAC) Project Steward Program, a more comprehensive Preliminary Project Review process, and the One-Stop-Shop for Permits. Our goal is to significantly increase the number of Same-Day Permits and reduce the time frame for reviewing, approving, and issuing other building permits to between 3-5 working days after the building permit application has been made. Presently, Same-Day Permits make up about 84% of all building permits issued.
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Business Assistance Center
BAC facilitates the licensing and permitting of businesses in the City of St. Louis and acts as the ombudsman for the City business community.
Cultural Resources Preliminary Review
Request a Cultural Resources Preliminary Review
Housing Conservation Inspection (Occupancy Permit)
Information on how to apply for a Housing Conservation inspection for Residential Occupancy.
About Building Permits
An overview of building permits issued by the City of St. Louis.
Requirements for a demolition permit.
Information about electrical permits and a link to our new permitting website.
Information about mechanical permits and a link to our new permitting website.
Information on applying for commercial and Section 8 occupancy permits.
Information about plumbing permits and a link to our new permitting website.
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Email Permit Section
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More Contact Info
Fax: (314) 622-3698
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
1200 Market St. Rm 425
St. Louis, Missouri 63103