Permits, Forms & Procedures 

Inspections, Occupancy Permit and Sewer Lateral Requirements

Note to Real Estate and Leasing Agents: Crystal Lake Park requires that an Occupancy Inspection be performed and an Occupancy Permit be issued whenever a residence is being sold or rented to a new tenant. Please contact Building Commissioner Jon Jespersen to obtain more information or for scheduling. Please note that there is a $100 inspection fee; the fee must be paid prior to scheduling an inspection. Please make checks payable to the City of Crystal Lake Park.

Please see the documents listed below for information regarding Building Permits and/or projects which require Architectural Review Board approval.

Fees and deposits for various projects are listed the the Fee Schedule below.

Permits are no longer needed for Garage Sales.

If you have any questions about events, permitting, or code enforcement that you cannot find answers to online, email Building Inspector Jon Jespersen or call 314-994-3200 for specific questions regarding Building and Construction.

If you have any questions about requirements for Architectural Review, Planning & Zoning Commission or the Architectural Review Board email Ellen Rottjakob or call 314-488-6043.

If you have questions regarding the city's Sewer Lateral Program, please contact Jim Griffin ( or 314-994-9861).

If you have questions about city streets and excavation permits, please contact Jim Link ( or 636-590-6197).

Contact the City Administrator if you need paper copies of any of the permits.