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Robert Barclay of Robert Barclay Enterprises, Inc., is the City of Foristell’s Building Commissioner. Mr. Barclay is a Certified ICC Building Inspector/Plans Examiner and a Certified ASHI Member.

The Building Commissioner performs plan reviews and inspections on new residential and commercial properties. Building Permits are required for any new home, as well as for decks, sheds, pools, basement finishes, additions and major alterations. Commercial permits are required for any new commercial project including alterations or additions.

The City of Foristell has adopted the 2003 International Codes (2003 ICC) and the 2002 National Electrical Code (2002 NEC).

A building permit application must include the following:

  • Site plan:
    • Building lines
    • Proposed building location
    • Lot & plat number
    • Lot dimensions
    • Easements
    • Existing and Proposed grade
    • Existing & proposed drainage
    • Location of Well, Septic and Drain Field if applicable
  • Construction plans:
    • Front, rear & side elevations
    • Construction details including footing/foundation, floor plan, electrical, plumbing and mechanical plans
    • Water and sewer line size and location
    • ¼” Scale
    • Location of Existing Utilities

*Additional information may be required as determined by the Building Commissioner


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Note:
All commercial construction documents and all engineering computations shall bear the date issued as well as the signature and seal of the registered design professional responsible for the design as required by Section 106 of the 2003 I.B.C. Code.

It is the responsibility of the builder/owner to insure that the building complies with all applicable subdivision/association by-laws if any, and to obtain the necessary permits from the respective fire protection district and any other government agency.

Final inspections or certificates of occupancy will not be issued until final inspection approval from the Fire Protection District has been issued and if applicable, final inspection approval of the septic system completed by St. Charles County.

** An Occupancy Inspection is required for all existing structures upon any change in ownership, tenancy or occupancy of such structures.


Downloadable Forms


Robert Barclay
Building Commissioner
Cell: 636-262-8317
Fax: 636-791-1144
Email: rbarclay.bis@gmail.com


 
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