The City of Bonne Terre Building Department reviews plans, issues permits, and conducts Occupancy 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, sheds, carports, decks, and pools.
Occupancy Inspections are required any time a residence changes occupants, regardless of the time a residence was occupied.
The fee for an Occupancy Inspection is $25.00.
The fee for a Building Permit depends on the cost of construction ($1.00 for each estimated $1,000.00 cost of construction with a minimum charge of $10.00)
Dwayne Hackworth, Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer
118 N. Allen Street
Bonne Terre, MO 63628
Phone: (573) 358-2254
Fax: (573) 358-1525
Various Downloadable Forms:
Excavation Permit Application (Check Application for requirements)
(You can download a Microsoft Word Viewer to view and print the Applications).