There is a permit process for all construction.

New Commercial

Construction permit fees are generally based on the valuation of the project.  Square footage and cost of the project are considered; fees are based on the lesser amount.

Residential: New, Additions, Decks, Slabs etc.

Building permits shall be assessed on the finished living area at twenty-five cents ($.25) per square foot. All inspections come at no cost.

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Obtaining Permits (within City limits only)

Before any construction, new or remodeling begins, be sure to stop in at the Community Building to obtain the proper Building Permit Application.
Follow these steps:

1. You will be asked to fill out a  Building Permit Application Packet # 1 for NEW Residential Construction, or a Residential Building Permit /Application # 2 for additions/remodels, etc.
2. After the application has been completed, the City Inspector will then approve or decline the project/Application.
3. Once Approved, you will be asked to pay the required fees associated with the project/application.
4. Your permit & # will be issued and construction may begin. This is only within the City limits of Warsaw.
5. Post the permit at the building site where it can be seen if driving by. Thank you.

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION PACKET #1, NEW CONSTRUCTION.

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION # 2.

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMIT: Please stop in at the city office. (Pick up at the Community Building)

Driveways, Roofs, Sheds, Fences & Sign Permits & Demolition & more permits

ZONING INFORMATION

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Outside City Limits please contact the Benton County Assessors Office at (660) 438-5323.

Utility Locates

The City of Warsaw is a member of the Missouri One Call System. If you will be doing any construction or digging on your property, be sure to call 1-800-DIG-RITE prior to beginning your project. Missouri One Call will then contact all utility companies so that their lines can be clearly marked.