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The City of Desloge Building Department reviews plans, issues permits, and conducts inspections in accordance with the city's building codes.  Permits are required for new building construction, construction of an addition, altering or changing the use of an existing building, fencing, pools, and for the construction of building systems like mechanical, electrical or plumbing.

The City of Desloge utilizes the following code for the control of buildings and structures:
Building ICC International Building Code, 2006 Edition
Electrical National Electrical Code, 2005 Edition
Fuel Gas ICC International Fuel Gas Code, 2006 Edition
Mechanical ICC International Mechanical Code, 2006 Edition
Plumbing ICC International Plumbing Code, 2006 Edition
Property Maintenance ICC International Property Maintenance Code, 2006 Edition
Residential ICC International Residential Code, 2006 Edition

The City's current Zoning Map can be found here.

The fee for the initial permit is governed by the City Code to cover the administrative costs of verifying setbacks, conformity to zoning regulations, lot coverage regulations, parking requirements, etc.  To apply for a building permit an applicant must complete a building permit application form, provide at least one copy of both the plat and plot plan (to be retained by the Building Inspector), and pay all applicable fees.

Fee Schedule:


The following non-refundable fees shall be paid by the applicant at the time of application

Building Permits

New Construction or Addition

$75.00 minimum

$.075 per square foot of  total area

$1,850.00 maximum

Footing $30.00
Foundation $30.00





Each re-inspection that may occur following the correction of violations found during the initial inspection shall be $25.00.

Remodeling Permits

Value of Project


< or = to $1,000


$1,001 ─ $5,000


$5,001 and up

$35.00 plus $2.50 for each additional $1,000

Remodeling permits shall be issued for work that does not change the footprint of the structure.  If the footprint is altered, a building permit must be obtained.

Deck Permit


Demolition Permits


Detached accessory building permit ─ 200 square feet or less


Fence Permit


Swimming Pool


Occupancy Permits

Sale of Property


Rental Property


First re-inspection of property is at no additional fee.  Additional re-inspections are $10.

Blasting Permit

$60.00 + Indemnity bond approved by Mayor.



Contact Information:
Bryan Cato - Building Inspector, City of Desloge
300 North Lincoln
Desloge, Missouri 63601
Standard residential and accessory set backs in the City of Desloge here.


Fees listed here are not an exhaustive list and are subject to change.

City of Desloge, Missouri

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