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    RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL INSPECTION & OCCUPANCY PERMIT INFORMATION:
    1. The owner of the property or owner’s agent must come into City Hall and request an inspection of the property. The fee for this inspection is $40.00 and the results of the inspection are good for 120 days. After the property is inspected, the Building Commissioner will notify the owner in writing of the property’s degree of compliance. Inspections are done on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings between 9:00 am and 11:00 am. Fees are payable by cash, check or credit card. A 2.83% convenience fee will be applied to all credit card transactions.

    2. If corrections are necessary, the owner is responsible for making the changes and, when completed, must call the City Hall to set up a re-inspection. (This re-inspection, if done within 120 days, is included in the cost of the original inspection.

    3. When the property complies with Rock Hill’s code, the Occupancy Permit can be issued. The occupant must then come into City Hall and fill out the Occupancy Permit application. There is a $5.00 fee for the Occupancy Permit. A "Welcome Packet" containing the City Calendar, information about trash service, and other helpful items is presented to the new occupant along with the Occupancy Permit.

    4. After these procedures are completed, the new occupant may move in. 
  1. CLICK HERE to download the Housing Inspection application.
  2. CLICK HERE to download the Residential Occupancy Permit application.
  3. CLICK HERE to download the Commercial Occupancy Permit.
  4. CLICK HERE Why do i need an Occupancy Permit?
  5. These forms must be completed in their entirety and returned directly to City Hall. If you have any questions regarding inspections, please call City Hall at (314) 561-4300.



    320 W. Thornton Ave. Rock Hill, MO 63119 Telephone:(314)968-1410