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.