Permits, Inspections, and Certifications
Blocking Right of Way, Commercial, Residential, Special Events
Services and Information
Bike Share Permit
How to apply for a bike share permit for bike share companies to operate in the City of St. Louis.
Blocking Right of Way Permits
Blocking Right of Way Permits are required for any activity that will block any portion of the public right of way (i.e.: street or sidewalk)
Building Permits Application Process
An overview of building permits issued by the City of St. Louis.
Information on applying for a building permit for commercial construction.
Commercial Occupancy Permits
Information on applying for a Commercial Occupancy Permit.
Commercial Property Inspections
Report problems with overflowing or missing commercial trash dumpsters, commercial trash collection, ADA accessibility, problem with a liquor establishments, or smoking ban violations.
Conceal and Carry Firearm Permit
Permit to carry a concealed firearm general and renewal information, gun permits
Requirements for a demolition permit.
An excavation permit is required anytime a portion of the public right of way is removed.
Fire Prevention Permits Information
General information about applying for Permits from Bureau of Fire Prevention under the Fire Department.
Food Truck Permits
Information concerning Mobile Vendors (Food Trucks) in the City
Food truck permit related documents
Housing Conservation Inspection (Occupancy Permit)
Information on how to apply for a Housing Conservation inspection for Residential Occupancy.
Hydrant Use Permits
The City of St. Louis Water Division issues a special permit for the use of a fire hydrant to obtain water
Information guide for residential construction projects
Building permit application submittal/review process and information guide for residential construction projects.
Overdimensional Transportation Permits
Permit for oversized vehicles to travel on pre-declared route in the City of St. Louis
Permits and Inspections
Information regarding street permits and other street inspections.
Request for Street Permit Customer Number
Request for Street Customer Number
Information on applying for a building permit for residential construction.
Section 8 Occupancy Permits
Information on applying for a Section 8 Occupancy Permit.
Special Event Permits
Outlines process when applying for a permit to hold a large event in the City of St. Louis such as a Parade; Street, Run and/or Walk; Cycling Race or Ride; and Festival, Street Fair, Outdoor Concert.
Water Tap Application: Small and Large Service Connections
Steps and requirements needed to apply for a water tap connection.
Departments and Agencies
Building Permits Section
The Permit Section issues Building, Occupancy, Demolition, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing permits and staffs the Hot Spot Desk to expedite the permit process.
Office of Special Events
Information about what you need to do in order to apply for a Special Event Permit, rent the City Hall Rotunda, and other helpful information involving event planning.
Street Department functions including those of Streets, Refuse, Traffic and Towing divisions as well as permits issued by the Director's office.
Online Applications and Forms
Check Status of Street Permit Application
Once your status indicates "Approved, pending payment". Please bring payment (check, cash or money order) to 1900 Hampton, 63139.
Street Permit Application
Apply for Street permits such as blockings, excavations, sidewalks, driveways, or overdimensional vehicle transports.
Submitting Special Event
Online form used to upload Special Event application form and related supporting documentation (e.g., Vendor List) to the Office of Special Events
Food Truck Building Division Fire Safety Unit Registration and Inspection Application
All forms, requirements, and information needed to register and pass inspection with the Department of Public Safety's Building Division Fire Safety Unit prior to operation date.
Hazardous Materials Permit Application
Application for permit to store hazardous materials on business premises.
Motorized Food Truck Vending Application
Download a copy of the mobile vendor application
Permanent Food Permit Application
Permanent Food Permit Application
Telecommunications Permit Form
An application for a Telecommunications Permit from the Communications Division.
Temporary Food Permit Application and Information
May be needed if food will be served at the special event.
Plans and Reports
Health Ratings and Inspection Reports
Current food and beverage establishment health ratings and inspections, and archived reports
Maps and GIS
Building Division Commercial and Residential Electrical Permits and Inspections
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