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The building permit process helps us understand what our local laws and ordinances require. Before any construction or remodeling work begins, application for a permit should be made to Building Development Services. Building permits provide the means for code officials to inspect construction to ensure that minimum standards are met and appropriate materials are used.
• site plan• foundation plan• approved storm water management plan• grading plan• 5 acres or more requires a Land Disturbance Permit to be filed with the DNR• parking plan• approved driveway access plans• underground utilities
1. Occupational License- obtained through the Customer Assistance Department, 1100 Frederick Ave., Room 106, 816-271-4751.2. A copy of your Workmans Compensation Insurance. In addition to the Workmans Compensation Insurance all Master Electrician and Plumbers must carry a $2,000.00 bond. It will be necessary that they provide a copy of that bond and liability insurance to the Building Development Services Department at City Hall 1100 Frederick Ave Room 106, St. Joseph, MO 64501.
All subcontractors must have a current Occupational License with the City of St. Joseph.