St. Louis, MO. Surrounding Counties, and Municipal Information
Occupancy inspection information, sewer lateral insurance programs pertaining to cities, municipalities, and counties in the St. Louis region and surrounding counties.
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The information on each listing is furnished and deemed reliable to the best of St. Louis ASHI’s knowledge but should be verified prior to use. St. Louis ASHI assume no liability for typographical errors, misprints or misinformation. Please check with the individual Cities if you have any questions. These ordinances change daily; therefore, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information.
Occupancy Permit Requirements
- Residential Occupancy Permit Required Yes
- Rental Occupancy Permit Required Yes
Occupancy Inspection Details
Setting Up an Inspection
Call the City of Festus Public Works office at 636-937-6646 to arrange an inspection appointment or a reinspection. Business hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Please call at least a day ahead to schedule an inspection.
Certificate of Occupancy
A certificate of occupancy for a house being sold shall be issued after the inspection is finished and all requirements have been met regarding the 2009 International Property Maintenance Code and 2009 NFPA Life Safety Code.
Rental property houses, apartments, etc., will have a certificate of occupancy issued, stating any violations to be corrected by the property owner. Violations must be corrected within 30 days of issue. If the Building Department is not notified within 30 days after the initial inspection for a re-inspection, a letter will be left with the occupant stating repairs must be made within 15 days or the water will be turned off.
Water will remain off until the corrections are made and the occupant pays a $25 reconnection fee to the Water Department.
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Sewer Lateral Insurance Program
Sewer Lateral Program Details
No sewer lateral insurance program.
City Services Phone Directory
- Police Department 636-937-5184
- Fire Department 636-937-7661
- Animal Control 636-933-3619
- Building Permits 636-937-6646
- Parks and Recreation 636-933-9434
- Public Works 636-937-6646
- Electricity Ameren Missouri
- Natural Gas Spire
- Water City of Festus 636-937-6646
- Sewer City of Festus
- Garbage / Recycling City of Festus contract with Progressive Waste Solutions
711 W Main Street Festus MO 63028
The information contained in this directory and on each city, municipality, and county listing is furnished and believed to be reliable by the American Society of Home Inspectors, St. Louis Chapter hereinafter known as St. Louis ASHI and its officers and members' knowledge. However, all information should be independently verified by the user prior to use. Neither the St. Louis ASHI, the American Society of Home Inspectors, Inc., nor its officers, directors or members may be held liable for errors, omissions, misuse or misinterpretation. There is no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of any information. Please check with the individual governmental and related entities to confirm the information or if you have any questions. These ordinances and requirements often change; and we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information.
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