Building Permits

Building Permits

Building permits are issued by the Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector of the Community Development Department. For specific information, please contact the Code Enforcement Officer at (573) 835-2106.

To request a building inspection, please submit an application and a staff member will reach out to you to schedule.

How to Apply for a Building Permit

  1. Fill out the Building Permit Application

  2. Submit the Application & Supporting Documents

  • Via Email:

  • Via Mail: City of New Florence, PO Box 70, New Florence, MO 63363

  • In Person: 217 South Main Street, New Florence, MO 63363

Building Permit Instructions & Requirements

  • Attach two (2) copies of the plans for the improvement/new construction proposed. Plans should include streets, dimensions of property, and location of proposed improvement/new construction in relation to property lines.

  • There are five (5) inspections that are required when doing new construction:

        1. Lot Inspection

        2. Footings Inspection

        3. Foundation Inspection

        4. Rough-In Inspection

        5. Final Inspection

  • The Lot Inspection, Footings Inspection, and Final Inspection can only be done by the Building Inspector or their Designee.

  • If the new construction includes a driveway and/or sewer and water tap, separate permits are required.

  • Upon application approval, the permit MUST be picked up from City Hall and posted on site prior to beginning the project.

  • Upon completion of a listed task on the provided permit, the licensed contractor must print their business name, sign, and date the corresponding box on the permit to show it has been completed in compliance with at least 2003 IBC. If the project does not require a licensed contractor, an inspection can be scheduled with the Building Inspector by contacting City Hall at (573) 835-2106.

  • Updates, questions, and project photographs can be emailed to the building inspector at

  • Once the project is completed, the permit with all applicable signatures MUST be returned to City Hall and a final inspection is required to be scheduled.

Historical Building Permits Data