How do I obtain a building permit?

Building plans and site plans must be submitted to the City and reviewed by the building inspector for compliance with building code and zoning regulations. All applicable fees must be paid. 

For more information, contact the Building Division at City Hall, 101 E. Kansas St., 3rd floor, by phone at 816-439-4534 or you may contact us by email.

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1. When does the city require a building permit or inspection?
2. How do I obtain a building permit?
3. How are the permit fees calculated?
4. When should I request an inspection?
5. How do I request a building inspection?
6. How do I acquire a temporary occupancy permit?
7. Can I construct a detached storage building or garage?
8. Does the city require a building permit for fences?
9. Do I need a permit for a pool?
10. Is a permit required to install a lawn irrigation system?
11. Are there backflow requirements in the City?
12. What are the requirements to rent a property?
13. Are building permits required for private decks?