If you are opening a new business within Ferguson, review the City’s process before proceeding.
If you have any questions about a permit/license application, please contact the office that is responsible for the permit/license for which you are applying.
Currently, payments are only accepted by phone (314-521-7721) or in-person (City Hall, 110 Church Street, Ferguson, MO) for all permit and license applications.
|Public Works||(314) 524-5191|
|Building Permit||(see application for details)|
|Commercial Occupancy Permit||$100.00||Application|
|Electrical Permit||$50.00||minimum (see application for details)|
|Mechanical Permit||$50.00||minimum (see application for details)|
|Mobile Food Vendor (Food Truck) Permit||$100.00||Application|
|Occupancy Inspection (Interior)||$75.00||(valid for 1 year - rental only)|
|Occupancy Inspection (Exterior)||$40.00||(valid for 6 months)|
|Plumbing Permit||$50.00||minimum (see application for details)|
|Special Building Permit||$80.00||Application|
|Storage Container Permit||$40.00||Application|
|Temporary Placement on Streets||$40.00||Application|
|Business License||$30.00||minimum (see application for details)|
|Business License Renewal||See Application||Based on Previous Year Gross Receipts|
|Residential Property Rental License||$50.00||per property**|
|Vending License||$25.00||per device|
|Dog License||$1-$3||per dog|
|Planning & Development||(314) 524-5257|
|Board of Adjustment Appeal (Variance)||$50.00||Application|
|Change of Zoning Request||$100.00||acre of land to be rezoned|
|Floodplain Development Permit|
|Major Site Plan Review||$150.00||Application|
|Sign Permit||$40.00||minimum (see application for details)|
|Special Use Permit||$250.00||Application|
|Subdivision Plat/Boundary Adjustment||$150.00||Application|
|Vacant Property Registration||$200.00||six-months of vacancy|
|Vacant Registration Waiver||$25.00||Waiver Application (2 inspections)|
|City Clerk||(314) 524-5152|
|Liquor License||(see application for details)|
*Fees within the table are not final. This table is provided as a courtesy and is to be used as reference only. These fees are determined by City Ordinances. Associated Permits and License will only be issued when the full payment due, as stated on the completed application, has been received by the City of Ferguson. See individual application documents for specific fee calculations.