Building Permits & Inspections

The Building Permits and Inspections Department handles the issuance of all building permits and occupancy permits for residential and commercial properties, as well as signage permits. The Department handles all required inspections for property maintenance, building, electrical, plumbing, and occupancy permits.
  1. Accessory Structures

    A permit is required for installation of your accessory structures, which include storage buildings of 200 square feet or more, swimming pools of more than 24 inches in depth, and detached garages.

  2. Construction Inspections

    All public improvements proposed to be made under the provisions of this Code shall be inspected during the course of construction by the City's duly designated representative.

  3. Fence Guidelines

    Though no permit is required for fencing, there are some rules that do apply. Learn more about these rules.

  4. Pay Fees Online

    Pay fees for Fairview Heights building permits, plan reviews, and inspections online.

  5. Permits

    Find information on Occupancy, Signage, and Building permits.