Building Department

 As of December 7, 2020, the Forest Park Municipal Building is closed to the general public. 
house under construction
 
The Building Department Director, however, remains on-duty. Rest assured, all Building Department activities will continue without interruption

 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Building Department is requiring permit applications be dropped-off, mailed or applied for on-line. 

DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS – Drop-offs can be made in the lobby of the Forest Park Police Department (1203 W. Kemper).  Please insert application, check (made out to “City of Forest Park”) and small plans in the drop box provided.  Application will not be processed until the application fee has been received.  For larger plans, put application and check in the drop-box and plans in the red bin located besides drop box.  If you do not leave a check, the department will call you for a credit card payment over the phone.  There is a 3% surcharge for using a credit card. 

For questions regarding the application fee, call (513) 595-5264. 

ONLINE INSTRUCTIONS – Download the Building Permit Application here

.  Fill in the application and e-mail it to bldgdept@forestpark.org.  We will call you for a credit card payment over the phone.   The Building Department will process the permit and e-mail you the approval.  

If you have any questions or concerns, call (513) 595-5264.

RESIDENTIAL

  • Application
  • 3 sets of plans plus a PDF file (if available)
  • Application fee (call Building Department for fee)

 COMMERCIAL

  • Application
  • 4 sets of plans  plus a PDF file (if available)
  • Application fee (call Building Department for Application fee)

Inquiries or questions can be sent to bldgdept@forestpark.org or you can call the Building Department Office (513) 595-5264.