Commercial Building Projects

The processes and permits required for commercial building projects differs from residential building projects. At the links below, you can find step-by-step instruction for each type of commercial building project. 



Select a Type of Commercial Building Project


Additional Information
Construction Hours


Any work construction that has been authorized though an approved building permit is limited to the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Construction work prior to 7 a.m. or after 7 p.m. is prohibited. Construction work on a Sunday is prohibited.

Building Codes

The City of Olivette has adopted the following building codes: The City of Olivette contracts with St. Louis County for permitting and inspection services for the following activities:
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Elevators
  • Fire Works
  • Explosives
  • Amusement/Carnival