Farmington Buildings and Permits

The Development Services Department reviews plans, issues permits, and conducts inspections in accordance with the city’s building codes.

A permit is required to construct a new building; to construct an addition, alter, or change the use of an existing building; and for construction or changes to building systems and appurtenances such as mechanical, electrical, or plumbing.

To apply for a building permit an applicant must:

  1. Complete an application. (Click Here)
  2. Provide at least two copies of all required plans.
  3. Pay all required fees.

Building permits are not required for certain work that is exempted from permits or for work of a minor nature. Please contact the Building Inspector for details.

What You Should Know Before You Build

A Buyers and Developer’s guide to Environmental Regulations published by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. (Click Here) Will open in new window.

Contact Us:
Development Services Department
12 South Franklin Street
Farmington, MO 63640
Fax: 573-756-5161