Welcome to the City of Ladue Building Department
The Building Department is responsible for reviewing and issuing plumbing, HVAC, and building and all related permits* for projects within the City of Ladue. The Building Department also reviews and addresses code or ordinance violations as necessary within the City. (*Electrical permits should be submitted and reviewed through St. Louis County)
Department Hours: Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed 12-1 pm for lunch).
We will be happy to assist you with your questions. This department has a very high call volume, if we are not available to take your call, please leave us a message and we will return your call promptly- 314-997-6308.
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All of our applications and building fee scheduled are available online. When making an application, please bring a completed application with owner or agent signature, trustee signatures on plans [Ord. 2153](if project modifies outside of home or lot) and two sets of signed and sealed plans. We also require a $100 non-refundable deposit when making application. (Note: If application is for a new residence the deposit is $500)
Building Permit Links
Permit Fee Schedule
Building and City Codes
Most of your questions can be answered by viewing our ordinances or our zoning ordinance #1175.
We are currently under the 2021 International Building Code, 2021 International Residential Code, 2021 International Mechanical Code, and 2021 International Plumbing Code, 2021 Fuel Gas Code, 2021 Property Maintenance Code, 2021 Pool & Spa Code and 2021 Fire Code for residential and commercial (Ord.2284) Please review the applications we have online, they provide helpful tips and checklists for your project.
Requesting a permit extension:
If you have received a notification that your permit has expired, please contact us through the link below to request an extension. We will respond via email once it is processed. You must include the project address and permit number for the extension to approved.
Building Department Staff
Paul Garlock, Building Official
Stephanie Davenport, Building Department Coordinator
Ashley Quinn, Public Works and Building Dept. Specialist
Mark Weber, Building Inspector
Ladue Building Department
9345 Clayton Rd
Ladue, MO 63124
Open Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed daily (12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch)