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Block Party Permits

Click here for a Block Party Permit. Print the permit and submit to the Mayor's office at City Hall, 955 rue St Francois, Florissant. Please allow two weeks for processing.

Business Permits

Please call 314-921-5700 for information on Business Licenses

Commercial Occupancy Permits and Inspections

Prior to occupying a commercial building, which includes such uses as schools, churches, community organizations, an occupancy inspection and permit are required. In most cases a business license is also required. Applications for a business license and commercial occupancy inspection may be obtained from the Florissant Finance Department at the Florissant City Hall. The Building Commissioner reviews all commercial occupancy requests for compliance to the Florissant Zoning Code. Should you have any questions regarding business licenses please call the Finance Department at 314-839-7612. For more information regarding commercial occupancy inspections please call the Public Works Department at 314-839-7650.

Click here to see a Sample of Commercial Occupancy Inspection Application

Click here to see a Sample of Home Business Inspection Application

Click here to see a Sample of Home Child Care Inspection Record

Garage Sale Permits

The City of Florissant requires permits for garage sales and estate sales. A permit may be obtained from the receptionist's desk at City Hall or you may have it faxed to you by calling 921-5700.

The list of rules and regulations for both garage and estate sales are as follows:

RULES AND REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GARAGE/YARD/ MOVING SALES:
1. Sunday sales are not permitted.
2. Two garage / moving / yard sales are allowed per year at said location.
3. Sale cannot be held more than two (2) consecutive days.
4. All sales must be held behind the building line or the front most portion of the building, whichever is closer to the front property line.
5. One (1) sign, no larger than six (6) square feet, may be displayed on the property the day of the sale, and no more than two (2) other signs providing directions to the property. All signs must be removed by 5:00 p.m. on date of sale.
6. Permit is to be posted on property the day of the sale.
7. No other signs, flags, streamers, balloons, etc. are allowed at location of sale or in the vicinity surrounding the sale.
8. VIOLATIONS OF THE RULES ARE SUBJECT TO COURT SUMMONS /ACTION

RULES AND REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO ESTATE SALES:
1. An estate sale is the sale of goods or products that are part of an estate and must take place on the premises subject to the estate.
2. One estate sale is allowed per year at said location.
3. Estate sales must be held behind the building line or the front most portion of the building, whichever is closer to the front property line.
4. One (1) sign, no larger than six (6) square feet, may be displayed on the property the day of the sale, and no more than two (2) other signs providing directions to the property. All signs must be removed by 5:00 p.m. on date of sale.
5. Permit is to be posted on property the day of the sale.
6. No other signs, flags, streamers, balloons, etc. are allowed at location of sale or in the vicinity surrounding the sale.
7. VIOLATIONS OF RULES ARE SUBJECT TO COURT SUMMONS /ACTION

Liquor Licenses

Please call the City Clerk's office at 314 / 839-7630 for information.

Occupancy Permits

Please call 314-839-7641 for information on Occupancy Permits

Click here to see a Sample of Occupancy Permit Application

Click here to see a Sample Inspection Checklist

Rental Property Licenses

Please call 314-921-5700 for information on Rental Property Licenses.

Click here to see a Sample of Residential Rental License Application

Residential Building Permits

The City of Florissant takes pride in its community and housing stock. Building codes were adopted by the City Council to insure and protect the public health, safety, and general welfare of its residents.

The City of Florissant requires permits for most remodeling including fences, swimming pool, decks and porches, sheds, room additions, basement remodeling, garages, fireplaces, patio covers, electrical wiring, plumbing work, water heater replacement, and furnace and air conditioner installation.

If you are planning a project you may call the public works office at 839-7650 to find out if a permit is required.
A permit application must be filled out and submitted with: 2 copies of site plans (survey) showing the location of the structure to be built, including distances from property line and; 2 copies of construction plans showing top and side views, dimensions, type of wood, size of footing, etc. Submittals are dependent upon type of construction.

Generally there is a waiting period between submission of the application and issuance of the permit of 3 to 5 days to allow for proper plan review. The City of Florissant issues about 2,700 building permits a year. Permits are processed on a first come / first served basis.

Click here to see a Sample of Integrated Application for Permit

Special Use Permits

Please call 314-839-7641 for information on Special Use Permits.