Building Permits

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The City of Nixa Building Department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of codes, as set forth by the City Council, regulating construction, use or occupancy of buildings and structures.

Building Codes: Construction in The City of Nixa must comply with the 2012 International Building Codes and the 2011 National Electric Codes.

You can apply for the following permits online (to fill out the permit application online, please click the appropriate permit):

Sign PermitFor both temporary and permanent signs.



Special EventThose activities that are temporary in nature.  Events include such items as fund raisers, seasonal promotional events, membership drives, etc.  Please allow at least 10 days between the date of application and the date of your event.


The following applications can be filled out and downloaded but must be submitted in person with supporting documentation.

Building Applications
The following applications can be filled out and downloaded but must be submitted in person or by mail with payment and supporting documentation.

Commercial Permit For Commercial and Industrial Buildings and Multi-Family/Apartment Buildings. Please refer to the Commercial Building Checklist for a list of the required information and documents before a plan review can begin. 

For commercial businesses that are being structurally renovated and/or work being performed to the electric or plumbing. This also includes additions to the building.


InfillInfill Permits: Any business that is moving into an existing building. Click here for more information on infills.


Sign Permit For permanent and temporary signs or banners.



Demo PermitFor the removal of any structure within the City Limits.



Special EventThose activities that are temporary in nature.  Events include such items as fund raisers, seasonal promotional events, membership drives, etc.  Please allow at least 10 days between the date of application and the date of your event.

Fireworks StandFor seasonal fireworks stands inside the City limits of Nixa operating between June 20th and July 2nd.


To schedule inspections, please call 417-725-5850

You will need a Contractor's License if you are building in the City of Nixa (building from the ground up). 

  • Permit Fees [PDF]  - Current City of Nixa Building Permit Fees. 

Contact An Associate 

Joe Ripple, Chief Building Inspector jripple@nixa.com 417-725-5850
Jason Cook, Building Inspector jcook@nixa.com 417-725-5850
Brendan Justin,Customer Service & Code Enforcement bjustin@nixa.com 417-724-5613
Lisa Brown, Secretary lbrown@nixa.com  417-725-5850

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