This office 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:
- Complete an application form. (Available on forms page)
- Provide at least two copies of all required plans.
- 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 ofNatural Resources. (Click Here) Will open in new window.
Robert W. Sullivan – Development Coordinator
12 South Franklin Street
Farmington, MO 63640
573-756-0608 ext 110