Community Development

Community Development Director: Rachel St. Pierre

9 Bennett Street, Park Hills, MO. 63601 | Phone: (573) 431-3577 Ext. 32 | Fax: (573) 431-2598 | Email:

Rachel St. Pierre, Community Development Director

Rachel St. Pierre, Community Development Director

About Park Hills Community Development

The Community Development Director oversees building code enforcement and zoning concerns within the City of Park Hills. Applications for building permits are available at City Hall.

Inspections may be requested by calling the City offices during regular business hours. Repeated inspections of unsatisfactory conditions may incur increasing inspection fees.

City Code Chapter 400 and Code Chapter 500 govern Park Hills building and zoning issues. The city comprehensive plan indicates how the community can continue consistent development in the future. The information is available in portable document files (pdf) for Acrobat Reader, which is available for no charge from Adobe.

To view or download a copy of the Park Hills Zoning Map click here.

Policy Regarding Plan Requirements

The City of Park Hills has adopted the 2012 International Building Codes. The City of Park Hills also has the 2011 National Electrical Code in effect, applicable to all property within the city limits. All residential property is subject to the provisions of the 2012 edition of the International Residential Code.

Community Development staff has plan requirements available in convenient brochures at the City Hall entry foyer. A list of occupancy requirements and a list of many of the most requested forms needed for Community Development services may be found on our Forms & Applications Page.

Please Note: Picture ID is required when applying for permits to protect your property and verify that the permit is issued to a specific person.

Building Permits

Building Permit fees for additions or substantial alteration of the above-listed building types shall be based on the applicable fee schedule for new construction.

See the various fees for all building permits below.

You can find detailed information about all building permits in the City's Municipal Code Section 500.040.

New Construction - Residential Structures
  • Single & Two-Family Dwellings - $.075 per square foot of gross floor area of each floor.
  • Permanent Detached Garages - $.075 per square foot of gross floor area of each floor.
  • Minimum Building Permit Fee - $50.00
New Construction - Multi-Family, Commercial, & Industrial Structures
Alteration - Residential Structures
Alteration - Multi-Family, Commercial, & Industrial Structures
Accessory Structure Permits
MEP Permits
Demolition Permits
Development Permits
Fire Prevention Permits

Occupancy Inspections

Below you can find the fee schedule for all residential occupancy inspections.

For a Residential Occupancy Checklist visit our Forms & Applications Page.

Occupancy Inspection Fees
  • Initial Inspection (I) and Follow-up Re-inspection (R1) - $ 30.00
  • Second Re-inspection (R2) - $ 40.00
  • Third Re-inspection (R3) - $ 50.00
  • All inspections after the Third Re-inspection - $ 50.00 each
  • For an Application for Occupancy Inspection - CLICK HERE