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Building Inspections

Once your permit is issued, you may call (636) 327-5101 or request an inspection. Inspections are offered Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. till 3 p.m. with a break for lunch. The permit number (located at the top of the permit card) is required when calling in any inspection. Inspections must be called in by 3 p.m. of the proceeding day for next day service. A  24-48 hours notice is required to ensure that your inspection is at the date and time necessary. Scheduling is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please be aware the following days are observed holidays for the calendar year, City offices will be closed. No inspections will be performed on:

  • January 1
  • January  15
  • February  19
  • March 29
  • May 27
  • June 19
  • July 4
  • September 4
  • October 9
  • November 23-24
  • December 22 and 25

Type of Inspections

Inspections per site may vary, consult an inspector for details.

New House

  • Footing
  • Sewer Lateral
  • Ground Rough Plumbing
  • Complete Rough
  • Sewer Lateral
  • Final Building

New House Yard Inspection

Yard Inspections are required to be completed by the Engineering Division to obtain a Full Occupancy, see the requirements at Plot Plan Review and Yard Inspections.


  • Footing, Rough and Final

Finished Basement

  • Complete Rough and final (ground rough plumbing, if adding plumbing under the floor)


  • Locate
  • Final

Above Ground Swimming Pool

  • Locate
  • Rough Electric and final

In-Ground Swimming Pool

  • Locate
  • Ground Rough Plumbing
  • Electrical Rough and Final


Contact Residential Inspector

Contact Commercial Inspector