As of July 1, 2023: Occupancy fees are $45 for the inspection and $25 for the issued permit. 

An Occupancy Permit is required for OWNERSHIP changes OR a TENANT change.

All permitting is done online through the MyGov System.

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

Once you have created your MyGov account:

  1. Register as a Contractor. Choose the type that best describes you (Homeowner/Real Estate Agent/Property Manager) Save your Login and Password for future use.
  2. Make New Request -The project type is Occupancy 
  3. $45 Payment due
  4. Schedule the Inspection- once the permit is paid for, you can  Schedule an Inspection                                                                                                                                                           
    (New Tenant/Owner to complete Steps 5-8 at Brentwood City Hall- Open 8am -5pm. Please arrive no later than 4:45pm )
  5. Complete the Residential Occupancy Form
  6. Provide Valid Photo IDs for occupants 18+
  7. Pay $25 Permit Fee  
  8. Collect copies of the approved Occupancy Permit 

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

Occupancy Procedure- FAQ regarding occupancy.

Residential Occupancy Inspection Guide-What the inspector is looking for.

Please plan accordingly when submitting for a permit, as Registration takes 24-48 hours. Once the permit has been paid for, the inspection can be scheduled. Missing items or misinformation can cause a delay in the review of your project.

How to Schedule an Inspection (PDF) (after you've set up a MyGov login and project)

Inspection times are Monday through Friday:

9 am11:30 am
9:30 am1 pm
10 am1:30 pm
10:30 am2 pm
11:00 am2:30 pm

The Brentwood Ice Arena, Maplewood Pool and The Heights Recreation Center all require proof of occupancy to obtain the residential rate.

For assistance, please call 314.963.8602.

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