Hannibal Fire Department Occupancy/Operational Permit

Please complete the online form below to request an Occupancy/Operational Permit from the Hannibal Fire Department.

Permit/Plan Review Notice

All inspections require twenty-four (24) hour notice prior to inspection. Contact Hannibal Fire Department administration office Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm (only emergency permits after hours, call 573-221-4340 or Training Officer Jaeger at 573-822-2511).

Fees shall be paid prior to any inspections. Permits & fees are not transferable and are not refundable. All fees shall be made out to the City of Hannibal. All fees paid at the Hannibal Fire Department administration building shall be secure funds (money order or cashier's check). The collector's office in Hannibal City Hall will take all payment methods (check, credit card, cash and all others). If you pay at City Hall keep your receipt, the Hannibal Fire Department Inspector will need a copy of it for their records. 

Plan Review/Processing Fee

New/remodeled commercial structures have a base charge of $100 for the first $2,000 estimated cost of construction and $1 per each additional $1,000 estimated cost of construction. This includes the initial and one revised plan review, two onsite inspections (one open wall and one final inspection). One Occupancy/Operational permit is included in the above fee.

For the purpose of explanation, a residential structure with three or more dwelling units shall be considered commercial. There shall be no plan review/processing fee for residential structures with three to six dwelling units. However, buildings with three to six dwelling units will be required to submit said plans and have the appropriate inspections prior to occupancy. Additions and alterations over the one revised plan shall be $50 for commercial structures, per plan review. Non operational permits have an expiration date six months after the date of filing. The fire code official is authorized to grant one or more extensions of time for additional periods not exceeding 90 days each if there is reasonable cause. All time extensions shall be submitted to the Hannibal Fire Department in writing 7 days prior to the permit expiration date.

The permit fee for commercial (non-residential) Occupancy/Operational permits shall be $25. Additional inspection over the initial one will be $12.50 each. Not for profit organizations may be exempt from the fee with approval of the Fire Chief.

Additional Fees:

Fire Department Replacement Card: $10
Stop Work Order: $50 to $1,000 per day
Extra Inspection: As noted