All contractors performing work within the City of Republic must have a valid business license to work within the city limits and to obtain a building permit of any kind. Please be prepared to show proof of a valid city and State of Missouri business license at the time of application for a permit.
Commercial building projects include the construction of a new building purposed for use by any commercial enterprise, non-profit organization, religious organization or other entity wishing to occupy the building for business-like purposes.
Residential building projects include the construction of a new home or accessory building (such as a shed or workshop), as well as any additions or alterations of an existing residence or building located on a residential property. Any alteration to plumbing or electrical service at any residence is also considered a residential project.