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The City of East St. Louis inspects building construction and land development projects including: grading, driveway and sidewalk construction, and landscaping.  All new construction must be inspected by the City of East St. Louis before a Certificate of Occupancy can be obtained from Regulatory Affairs.


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Other inspections may be required depending on the scope of the project. Contact Regulatory Affairs if you have any questions.  

  • Footing Inspection - Bottom to trench - prior to the pouring of concrete.
  • Foundation Inspection - prior to the placement of backfill.
  • Slab Inspection - prior to the placement of concrete.
  • Electrical Rough Wiring.
  • Plumbing Rough Installation.
  • Framing Inspection - AFTER passing Electrical, Plumbing roughs and BEFORE insulation.
  • Insulation Inspection  - prior to the installation of gypsum board.
  • Final Electric
  • Final Building, Electric, Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing Inspections.
  • All site work, including grading and landscaping.
  • All utility work on site.
  • All off site utility work.
  • Water and Sewer line installations and taps.
  • Driveway and parking lots, including striping where applicable.




To request a city inspection, call (618) 482-6600.


Please allow 24 hours for inspection.


Your request MUST include: Permit #, Address, Name and Type of Inspection requested. 


Call when work is done; do not anticipate!


If your inspection is not approved, do not call for a re-inspection until the problems are repaired and the work is ready for re-inspection.


If your inspection is not approved a second time for the same violation, you will receive a Violation Notice. Your next inspection will be 3 business days after your request.

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