Commercial Information

Any tenant alteration, new commercial project or building, or improvements in a commercial building, require a permit. Some projects may also require an appearance before one of the boards or commissions.

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

Commercial Downloadable Forms 

***We are now accepting DIGITAL PLAN REVIEW***
Please submit a scalable vector PDF file or provide a link for larger files.
Include the information in an email to
     *Application for the permit
     *Digital Plans
     *Product specifications / cut sheets, if they apply