Forms, Permits & Applications

Zoning Applications


Effective, Wednesday April 15, 2009, the City of Black Jack has contracted with the St. Louis County Public Works Department to handle issuing building permits and commercial inspections. The city engineer / director of Public Works will continue to initially review all building plans for zoning compliance; however, all building permit inspections will be performed by St. Louis County. A $100 fee is due upon submitting the application.  For more information on permits and inspections, visit the St. Louis County Public Works websiteOnline Zoning Application 

Licenses & Permits


Browse through the various permits and licenses offered in the City of Black Jack.

Business License


All businesses Commercial or Home operating in the City of Black Jack must obtain a business license before July 1. For more information on obtaining a business license, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 314-355-0400, ext. 101. Online Commercial Business License Form Online Home Business License Form Checklist for Home Day Care

Liquor License


Prior to any business or organization selling liquor in the City of Black Jack, you must obtain a liquor license from the city. For more information on obtaining a liquor license, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 314-355-0400, ext. 101.

​Occupancy Inspections/Permits for Homes and Rentals 


Occupancy permits will be handled by the City of Black Jack. All predications that are found during the inspections will have to abated prior to obtaining the occupancy permit. Online Occupancy Permit Form  Online Inspection Form


Sign Permits


Sign permits will still be handled by the City of Black Jack. If the sign permit requires an electrical inspection, the application for the electrical permit and electrical inspection will have to be scheduled with the St. Louis County Department of Public Works.


Peddler of Solicitor Permits


All persons engaging in the business of a peddler or solicitor within the City of Black Jack must obtain a permit. For more information on obtaining a peddler or solicitor permit. CLICK HERE

If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 314-355-0400.