Welcome to Chillicothe, Missouri
Codes and Zoning Department... The Chillicothe City Codes and Zoning Department office is located at City Hall, 715 Washington. They are located in the main office with the City Clerk and City Auditor. The office is comprised of  Chuck Greever, Code Enforcement/Inspector, and Tammi Venneman, Assistant Code Enforcement Officer and Office Manager.

Chillicothe City Codes and Zoning Department
715 Washington
Chillicothe, MO 64601
Ph 660/646-5636
Fax 660/646-6811

Contact the Assistant Code Enforcement Officer, Tammi Venneman, with any nuisance complaints.

Building Code Enforcement/Inspector duties include code enforcement, building inspections, and review of construction drawings and applications for building permits for the City of Chillicothe.

The Department's #1 Goal is Public Safety. We encourage anyone considering remodeling or new construction to call us before you begin. We want to help everyone start their projects correctly and in compliance with the City regulations.

For code and permitting information and questions, please contact the Building Code Enforcement Inspector at 660-646-5636 or by email.

Permit Applications for Chillicothe Codes Department (Updated 04/17/2012)

Current Adopted Codes:

  • 2006 International Residential Code
  • 2006 International Building Code
  • 2006 International Fire Code
  • 2006 International Mechanical Code
  • 2006 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2006 International Plumbing Code
  • 2011 National Electric Code
  • 1998 BOCA Property Maintenance Code

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Steps You Should Take To Obtain A BUILDING PERMIT...

The following is to inform the building permit applicant of the City of Chillicothe's procedures for obtaining a building permit. If you have any questions regarding the permitting procedure, please contact the Codes Department.

FOR COMMERCIAL and INDUSTRIAL BUILDING

1. Four complete sets of architectural/structural plans including a detailed site plan including distance to lot lines, established street grades and proposed finished floor, floor plan, elevation, foundation plan, structural and framing plan, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and fire resistance rated assembly specifications details and specifications with a registered architect's or engineer's seal affixed shall be submitted for plan review.

2. A completed Electrical service application form from Matt Hopper at Chillicothe Municipal Utilities at 660-646-0934.

A cover sheet stating these prints Project NO._____ Rev.___ Date____ have been designed for:

  • 2006 International Building code
  • 2006 International Plumbing code
  • 2006 International Mechanical code
  • 2011 National Electric code
  • All local zoning codes and ordinances

Other design information required on the cover sheet:

  • Soil bearing capacity ____
  • Maximum design live load Wind and Snow___
  • Seismic hazard exposure group___
  • Construction Type___
  • Use group___
  • Fire Rating___

Structural sheets must be signed and sealed.

Plumbing sheets must be signed and sealed.

Mechanical sheets must be signed and sealed.

Electrical sheets must be signed and sealed.

Storm water Drainage sheets signed and sealed.

Separate fire alarm drawings signed and sealed.

Fire sprinkler drawings with calculation, current flow tests and material/equipment specifications.

Upon arrival of the building permit application, a utility investigation will be conducted with the electrical and plumbing departments of CMU (646-0934). Also at this time, construction documents will be reviewed. The city reserves the right to send drawing to an outside firm for review. If all requirements and the investigation have been completed, a building permit will be issued.

FOR ONE AND TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

1. A completed site plan with related dimensions on property lines, existing easements, location of existing buildings, and proposed buildings.

2. A set of construction plans with a floor plan, foundation plan, and framing plan.

3. A completed Electrical service application form from Matt Hopper at Chillicothe Municipal Utilities at 660-646-0934.

4. All plans and work must meet: International Residential codes.

  • 2006 International Residential code
  • 2011 National Electric code
  • All local zoning codes and ordinances

NOTE: Homeowners doing their own work are not required to be licensed, but still must meet all applicable codes and ordinances and shall have all inspections completed.

Upon arrival of the building permit application, a utility investigation will be conducted with the electrical and plumbing departments of CMU. Also at this time, construction documents will be reviewed. If all requirements and the investigation have been completed, a building permit will be issued.

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660-646-4424
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660-646-2139
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660-646-2121
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660-646-3811
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660-646-1006
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660-646-4050

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