Occupancy Permit Information

COVID-19 Updates - Occupancy Inspections

In order to limit contact as much as possible, applications may be submitted electronically to pandz@manchestermo.gov, by mail or in-person at City Hall and be paid by credit card over the phone, mailed check, or by check, cash or card at City Hall. 

Thank you for your patience, understanding and cooperation.

Manchester’s Occupancy Program for Home Sale and Occupant Change

When are inspections required?

A municipal inspection is required with any change of ownership or occupant. The Occupancy Permit must be obtained prior to occupancy.

Check here for guidelines to Manchester’s municipal inspections.

Steps to your Occupancy Permit:

  1. Apply and pay for the Single Family Inspection.
  2. Schedule a municipal inspection with City staff.
  3. After inspection is passed, new occupants will submit the Single Family Occupancy Permit Application to City Hall. 
  4. Move in to Manchester!

If you have any questions, we are happy to guide you through the process. Please feel free to contact the Planning and Zoning Department at 636.227.1385 ext. 118.