Building Permit Fees

Building permit costs are based on the cost of construction and the number of inspections necessary for the work. Since collaborating with West County EMS & Fire Protection District all fees for their services / review will be collected through Town and Country. Below is a list of building permit fees for Town and Country and West County Fire.

Building Permit Fees

  • $30 for the first $1,000 (cost of work)
  • $5 for each additional $1,000 (cost of work)
  • $60 per inspection
  • A cash escrow deposit of $5,000 is required for street guarantees before a building permit for new construction will be issued.

Fire Permit Fees

  • $50 base fee
  • $1.75 for each $1,000 (cost of work)

  • $100 base fee
  • $3.75 for each $1,000 (cost of work)
For more information regarding permit fees, please contact the Planning and Public Works Department at (314) 587-2820.