Municipal Services

Permits Online

On March 12, 2020 the City of Independence declared a State of Emergency. Out of abundance of caution for the public health, City Hall has been closed to the public. Public Works Engineering has placed all permit information and applications online for public use. To submit applications for permits, applicants will be required to submit all information electronically, including applications, plans, and supporting information. The permits and contact information can be found below. 

Rights-Of-Way page includes the right-of-way permits for sidewalks, driveways, utility work, dumpsters, sewer construction, and ditch maintenance. 

Land Disturbance page includes residential grading, commercial grading, and construction of public improvements permits. 

Floodplain page includes the floodplain development permit. 

Septic Systems page include the on-site sewer permit. 

As this situation continues to evolve we will share any changes or updates as soon as possible. You can find these on the City's website at of plans, projects, and other business will need to be conducted by phone, video conference, or email. See our contact page for information. We will respond to your questions as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.