When Do I Need A Permit

The following list is a list of activities that require a permit:

• Building/Construction work
• Plumbing
• Roofing
• Siding
• Fence
• Sign
• Excavation
• Driveway
• Swimming Pools
• Demolition of Structures
• House Moving
• Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter
• Electrical

If you have any questions about whether a permit is needed or not, contact the Public Works Department at (417) 237-7010 and discuss your project with a Building Inspector. Remember, failure to obtain a permit before starting a project that requires one is a violation of City Ordinances and may result in a fine.