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Contractors are required to be registered with the City of Independence. 
The city code requires all contractors, large or small, to be registered with the City of Independence prior to starting any job.



To schedule an inspection contact the Building Department at (216) 524-1019.
We ask for twenty-four (24) hour notice and we schedule by date and time, Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm.

Commercial Downloadable Forms

 TitleDescription
Commercial Fee ScheduleCommercial Fee Schedule for permit fees
• 2018 Contractor Registration2018 Contractor Registration Packet
• Commercial Project PermitNew building, addition to existing building
• Tenant Alteration PermitTenant Alteration Permit
• Plumbing Permit 
• Electrical Permit 
• HVAC Permit 
• Misc. Commercial PermitFire sprinkler, suppression, alarm, communication cable, low voltage, roofing
• Driveway /Concrete PermitResidential flat work, Commercial driveways or parking areas
• Occupancy Permit ApplicationChange in Occupancy Use or Tenant Information
• Miscellaneous PermitResidential Remodeling/Alterations, Siding, Waterproofing, Roofing, Fences, Windows
• Sign Application 
• RITA FormBusiness Registration Form 48
• Worker's Compensation AffidavitNotarized form if no Worker's Compensation

Residential Downloadable Permits

 TitleDescription
• 2018 Contractor Registration2018 Contractor Registration Packet
• Rental RegistrationResidential Rental Property Registration
• Building Permit: Additions, Demolitions, etc.Additions, Demolitions, etc.
• Plumbing Permit 
• Electrical Permit 
• HVAC Permit 
• Shed & Garage ApplicationResidential Shed & Garage
• Residential Deck Application 
• Swimming Pool Application 
• Miscellaneous PermitResidential Remodel/Alteration, Siding, Waterproofing, Roofing, Fences, Windows
• Change Of Grade Adding or Reducing Grade
• Driveway /Concrete PermitFlatwork: Driveway, Patio, Garage/Shed Base, Fire Pit
• RITA FormBusiness Registration Form 48
• Worker's Compensation AffidavitNotarized form if no Worker's Compensation