Jackson County Building Department

Find Jackson County Missouri building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections. Building Departments provide information on certificates of occupancy (CO), building codes, construction codes, inspections, safety, violations, permits, community planning, zoning laws, regulations, ordinances, maps, and land use.


Blue Springs City Planning Department 1601 Northeast R D Mize Road Blue Springs MO 64014 816-228-0117


Blue Springs Permits 1100 Southwest Smith Street Blue Springs MO 64015 816-228-0217

Independence Building Department 111 East Maple Avenue Independence MO 64050 816-325-7401

Independence Zoning 111 East Maple Avenue Independence MO 64050 816-325-7425

Kansas City Permits 414 East 12th Street Kansas MO 64106 816-513-2679

Kansas City Zoning 414 East 12th Street Kansas MO 64106 816-513-1500

Missouri Building Department 601 East 12th Street Kansas MO 64106 816-426-3963

Raytown Building Department 10000 East 59th Street Raytown MO 64133 816-737-6014

About the Jackson County Building Department

Building Departments in Jackson County, MO are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Jackson County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Jackson County, Missouri building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Jackson County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Jackson County, MO zoning laws and requirements
Jackson County Public Property Records

The Department of Buildings makes public records available upon request including building and property records, construction permits, inspection reports and logs, violations, complains and zoning ordinances.

Building Code Enforcement

Jackson County Building Departments create and enforce building, planning and zoning regulations. The DOB enforces these codes through inspections and levies fines and fees for buildings that are not in compliance with local law. The Office also provides training and certification for building inspectors who enforce local law through building inspections.

Jackson County, Missouri Building & Construction Permits

Building Departments in Jackson County are tasked with enforcing local building codes as well as any zoning and planning standards required by state laws and statutes. The Department reviews construction and design plans prior to construction and awards permits to legal construction projects. Jackson County building inspectors ensure construction and buildings are in compliance of building code before, during and after construction has been completed. Building Departments also inspect new construction prior to occupancy is permitted and award certificates of occupancy to buildings that meet requirements.

Building Safety & Maintenance

Jackson County Building Departments routinely inspect buildings and structures in Missouri to ensure they are in compliance of local code and safe for occupancy. The Department inspects buildings after damage due to fire, natural disaster or whenever damage may render a structure unsafe to occupy. If a building is determined unsafe for occupancy, inspectors have the authority to condemn buildings until improvements are made.