Building Inspections

To request an inspection, call the Building Inspection Hotline at 417-732-3170. Inspection requests may be made on this automated line any time, day or night. The permit holder is responsible for initiating all inspection requests.

Building Codes Adopted by the City

  • 2012 International Building Code, with Appendices C, F, G, H, I and K
  • 2012 International Residential Code, with Appendices A, B, C, D, E, G, H, J, K, N, O and Q
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code, with Appendices B, C, D and F
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code with Appendix A
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code with Appendices A, B, C and D
  • 2012 International Fire Code with Appendices A through I
  • 2011 National Electric Code
  • 2009 ICC A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Scheduling an Inspection

Footing and Foundation Wall

If advanced notice is not possible, these inspections must be scheduled no later than 8 a.m. of the same day concrete will be placed.

All other Inspections

The inspection line is checked at 8 a.m. daily, Monday through Friday. Any inspection requests received prior to the 8 a.m. deadline will be performed the same business day.

After the Inspection

The building inspector will contact the contractor with the inspection results by leaving a copy of the inspection results at the job site. Scheduling a re-inspection is required if deficiencies are found during the initial inspection. Re-scheduling is the responsibility of the contractor.