Permit Requirements, Forms and Inspections


To schedule a permit inspection, for questions or concerns, please email Permits@DesPeresMO.org

We do not accept electronic submissions. Drop off or mail 2 sets of your plans and application to the Public Works Office.


 RESIDENTIAL PERMITS
 COMMERCIAL PERMITS
 RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PERMIT COMMERCIAL BLDG PERMIT
 POOL/ACC STRUCTURE/ADDITON/RETAINING WALL COMMERCIAL SIGN PERMIT
 FENCE PERMIT ZONING/FIRE PERMIT
 RESIDENTIAL DEMOLITION (WHOLE STRUCTURE) COMMERCIAL OCCUPANCY
 RIGHT OF WAY EXCAVATION/DRIVEWAY APRON PERMIT CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT
 STORAGE POD/DUMPSTER PERMIT TEMPORARY SIGN (GRAND OPENING)
RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT PERMIT COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW PETITION
CONDITIONAL ACCESSORY STRUCTRE (OVER 250SQFT) SIGN STANDARDS APPROVAL

For additional information or further clarification please view our Municipal Code or contact the Public Works Department at Permits@DesPeresMO.org or 314.835.6130.

  • Land Management Permits:


  • Boundary adjustment application
  • Flood Plain Permit
  • Grading permit form
  • Land Disturbance permit 
  • Petition for Site Development
  • Petition for Subdivision
  • Rezoning petition 
  • Excavation permit
  • Variances:

    Variance Application
    Fence Exception Application

    Sample Scripts:


    Boundary Adjustment Plat
    Lot Consolidation
    Master Development Plan
    Master Site Plan
    Subdivision Record Plat