An occupancy permit is required prior to OWNERSHIP changes OR a TENANT change.

All Permitting is now done online through the MyGov System.

Step-by-step guide for Residents/Property Manager/Real Estate Agent 

  1. Register as a Contractor. Choose the  type that best describes you (Homeowner/Real Estate Agent/Property Manager)
  2.  Follow the registration approval link to Create a Password and Log-in (SAVE for FUTURE USE)
  3. Request Project-The project type is Occupancy
  4. Schedule the Inspection- once the permit is issued, log in to MyGov> go to My Inspections>Available to schedule your inspection    Schedule an Inspection                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (Steps 5-7 must be done at City Hall)
  5. Pay Permit Fees $45
  6. Complete the Residential Occupancy Form
  7. Collect 2 copies of the approved Occupancy Permit from City Hall. Bring ID's for all occupants 18+

Change of Occupancy Form-This is to add additional tenant(s) or occupants change. The Head of Household must remain the same.

Occupancy Procedure

Residential Occupancy Inspection Guide

Please plan accordingly when submitting for a permit as Registration takes 24-48 hours and  Review up to 10 business days. Missing items or misinformation can cause a delay in the review of your project.

For assistance, please call 314.963.8602.

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