E-Permitting System

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E-Permitting System

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Welcome to the St. Louis County Department of Public Works E-Permitting!

This service is provided to our regular customers who wish to do business with the Public Works Department without the need to visit our office locations.

Only permit applications which do not require a plan submittal or additional information from the applicant at the time of application qualify for and can be submitted by E-Permitting Process. Click on
Drainlaying / Electrical / Mechanical / Plumbing for a listing of the type of permits that can be submitted via the E-Permitting System.

Also beginning April 1st Visa, Mastercard and Discover credit and debit cards will be accepted. E-check payments will no longer be accepted.

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For registration instructions and to view the new [pdf] E-Permit (ACA) tutorial, click

E-Permitting Benefits

Benefits of the St Louis County Department of Public Works Citizen Access Permitting Portal Includes 24 hours access to the following online services:
  • Search and view permits and applications.
  • View escrow account balances.
  • Deposit funds into an escrow account.
  • License Holder permits are displayed by default when logged in.
  • View plan review status.
  • View inspection status.
  • Apply for qualifying Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing permits.
  • Pay for permits with a credit card.

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The Department of Public Works Administrative and Code Enforcement Division is located on the 6th floor of the County Administration Building, 41 S. Central, Clayton, MO 63105.