Ladue City Hall

Ladue City Hall

Building Permit Procedures

BUILDING PERMIT: Owner's signature and $100 deposit or the actual permit cost, whichever is less, is required. You will be contacted by the building department when the permit is ready and the total amount due. If you have any questions, call 997-6308 or e-mail A building permit and instructions may be obtained online click here.

OCCUPANCY PERMIT: is required before the business opens. Application is to be completed and delivered to Ladue City Hall. No fee is due. Call  314-997-6308, a minimum of 48 hours prior to the day you are ready for an inspection. Note: Final inspection on a building permit must be done before the occupancy inspection.

SIGN PERMIT: The building owner or lessee and applicant's signatures are required on application. Two sets of plans are needed (site plan and a descriptive drawing of the sign). Effective January 1, 2009, a $100.00 fee is charged for all sign applications, except temporary signs.  Refer to the Ladue Code of Ordinances #1912 and Ladue Zoning Ordinance 1175 for sign regulations. Call Andrea Sukanek at 314-997-6308, if you have any questions or e-mail


Building Forms- In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 “ADA”, the application for building permit- interior remodel is also available in alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille) upon request.

Building Permits are payable by CASH or CHECK only. Please submit permits in person or via email to our office, the Building Department does not have a fax machine for receiving permits. 

Building Fee Schedule

Occupancy Permit

Architectural Review Board Application - New homes, additions, exterior renovations/changes

Building Permit Application - New Residence, Addition, Exterior Remodel

Building Permit Application - amend existing permit

Building Application - Fence

Building Permit Application - Interior Remodel

Building Permit Application - Playset

Building Permit Application - Retaining Wall

Building Permit Application - Standby Generator

Building Permit Application - Swimming Pool

Chicken Permit 

Demolition Permit Application

Floodplain Development Permit Application

HVAC Permit Application

Land Disturbance Permit Application

Landscape Plan checklist - New home construction

Plumbing and Drainlaying Application

Right-of-Way/Excavation Permit

Special Use Permit (SUP) Application

Stream Buffer Permit Application

Tree Removal Permit- less than 25% of total trees

Tree Removal Permit - greater than 25% of total trees

Sign Permit

Upcoming Events

August 4
Zoning Board of Adjustment
4:00 PM
9345 Clayton Road
August 5
Public Works Committee
8:15 AM
9345 Clayton Road
August 6
Architectural Review Board
8:30 AM
Via Zoom meetings, 9345 Clayton Road
August 10
Fire and Police Board
4:00 PM
9345 Clayton Road
August 12
Municipal Court
6:00 PM
9345 Clayton Road
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