Commercial Building PermitFor remodeling existing exterior or constructing new commercial units:
Submit plans digitally, Portable Document Format (PDF), to the Community Development Department for review. Your submittal should also include an application, site survey showing new setbacks, colored elevations and plan review fee. Plan Review Fees are calculated as follows: New commercial buildings = $200.00 per 5,000 square feet or fraction thereof; Commercial remodels = $150.00 per 5,000 square feet or fraction thereof. Note: A materials board of exterior materials and colors may be required.
Building permits for additions or new commercial buildings/structures located in Planned Zoning Districts will need to submit an application and receive approval for a site plan revision prior to building permit approval. This process takes approximately forty-five (45) to ninety (90) days.
City Staff will review the information and provide a staff report to the applicant. Based on this report staff will advise if approved or denied.
Commercial building permit applications that involve alterations to the exterior of the building and all new commercial building require review and approval by the City Council. This process takes approximately thirty (30) to forty-five (45) days. The applicant, or someone on their behalf, should plan on attending the City Council Meeting to answer any questions that may arise.
After the City Council approves the permit and all staff comments have been addressed, the applicant shall submit three (3) full size sets of plans and one (1) digital set of plans (PDF); sealed and signed by the respective disciplines as well as one (1) set of 11"x17" plans.
Once approved, staff will stamp plans approved and the applicant's general contractor can pick up the building permit. Then all respective trades can apply and pick up their respective permits.
During construction you will be required to have inspections of the work. Call the Community Development Department at 816.423.4111 to schedule inspections. We try to respond to your inspection request within two (2) hours; requests received after 3:00pm will be performed the next business day.
For further information, please contact our office at 816.423.4111 or click here.