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Building Permits/Plan Review
Select a permit, complete, and return via mail or fax to:
Building Division
City Hall
1100 Frederick Ave.
Room 106
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Fx: 816-271-4676

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Permits

Site Development Requirements
View a PowerPoint presentation on:
  • Plan Review Process
  • Land Disturbance Permitting
  • Erosion and Sediment Controls
  • Inspections and Post-Construction Inspections
  • Green Operator Program

Residential Plan Review Submittal
Plans and specifications for the initial plan review should be as complete as available at the time of submittal. Use this convenient guide as a check-list when submitting your plans for review. 
Plans reviewed for compliance with:
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • City Code of Ordinances


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Commercial Plan Review Submittal
The submittal package should consist of three full sets of the design documents and one full set of the specifications unless the project includes the repair, alteration, or construction of a new kitchen or dining facility, in which case four complete sets of the design documents and one full set of the specifications will be required. 

For planning purposes, city review will normally take two weeks, except for larger projects where a more detailed review is needed. All incomplete packages will be returned without action. If additional information is required once review starts, staff will immediately contact the applicant. 



    Plans reviewed for compliance with:
    • 2018 International Building Code
    • 2018 International Existing Building Code
    • 2018 International Residential Code
    • 2018 International Mechanical Code
    • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
    • 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code
    • 2018 International Fire Code
    • 2017 National Electrical Code
    • 1999 Food Code
    • The latest Accessibility Codes
    • City Code of Ordinances