STL City Permits
Owner Requested Occupancy Application
What you will need to complete this application:
If you are not the owner of the property, then you will need either a signed lease agreement, or a signed and notarized Letter of Authorization. These will need to be in PDF format so they can be uploaded with your application.
Click here for a downloadable copy of our Letter of Authorization
If you are the owner making this application, then you
need to provide a copy of the lease or notarized Letter of Authorization.
All applicants will need to answer a set of questions depending on the type of business for which you are applying. You can see the various business types and pre-print the questions for yours here:
Automobile - Detailing
Automobile - Painting Only
Automobile - Repair; Body Work and Painting
Automobile - Repair; Body Work, No Painting
Automobile - Repair; No Body Work, No Painting
Automobile - Repair; Painting, No Body Work
Automobile - Sales, New; No Repair
Automobile - Sales, New; with Repair
Automobile - Sales, Used; No Repair
Automobile - Sales, Used; with Repair
Automobile - Sales; Repair with Body and Paint
AUTOMOTIVE OIL CHANGE
Bar with outdoor seating
Barber Shop and Beauty Salon
Bed and Breakfast - 1Homestay (2 rooms or less)
Bed and Breakfast - 2Guesthouse (3 to 7 rooms)
Bed and Breakfast - 3Inn ( up to 19 rooms)
Convenience Store and Gas Station
Convenience Store and Gas Station with Car Wash
DRY CLEANING & LAUNDRY
Fitness Center / Gym
ICE CREAM PARLOR
Licensed Care Facility - Adult Daycare
Licensed Care Facility - Child Daycare
Licensed Care Facility - Halfway House
Licensed Care Facility-Child Daycare 24 hr
Massage - Therapeutic
Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Facility
Medical Marijuana Facility (Other)
Medical Marijuana Testing Facility
Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturing Facility
Motion Picture theaters
MUSIC STUDIO W/RECITAL
PARKING LOT WITH W/OUTSIDE STORAGE & RETAILS SALES FROM FOOD TRUCKS
PRIVATE SOCIAL CLUB
RECORDING STUDIO & RETAIL SALES
RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY/TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
RESTAURANT & BAR
RESTAURANT W/ BREWING COMPANY
Restaurant with outdoor seating
RETAIL SALES, WAREHOUSE, & OUTSIDE STORAGE
Storage - Inside
Storage - Outside
Symphony and concert halls
Warehouse - with office space
WAREHOUSE INSIDE STORAGE OF CHEMICALS
Cost of this application:
Commercial: $80.00 for spaces below 3500 sq ft and $160.00 for spaces 3500 sq ft and above.
Residential: $80.00 for the initial structure and $20.00 for each additional unit. For example, the application fee for a four-family dwelling would be $160.00.
The City accepts payment by credit card or e-check
There is a 2.5% processing fee, with a minimum of $1.50, that is added for credit cards. There is a flat fee of $1.50 added for e-checks (ACH). The City does not receive any of these funds. Thank you for your cooperation.
All emails listed on your application will receive e-mail updates and correspondence from the City that relate to this application.
You can add other contact email addresses in the Contact Information section of this application.
Requesting a Date for Inspections:
The earliest you can request an inspection date is 5 business days from the date of your application.
The furthest out you can request an inspection date is 14 business days from the first available date.
Issuance of Occupancy Permit:
Once you application has been processed by the Permit section, then you will receive an email confirming your requested inspection date as well as a list of all inspectors that have been assigned to your application along with their contact information.
Your occupancy permit will only be issued after
inspectors and the Zoning Department have approved your application.
If you have any questions about this application, please contact the Building Division’s Permit Office at 314-622-3313
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Type Of Application
Location Type: *
Upload lease agreement or authorization letter
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Application Submission Detail
Submitted By: *
Business Owner’s Representative
Full Name: *
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