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Building Department


The Building Department is responsible for:

  • Building permit plan review and inspections
  • Business license inspections
  • Inspections for short-term rental permits 

New! Permits are submitted online through My City Inspector (MCI).  If you have not used MCI before, click HERE to create an account and see How to Register for MCI.

Francis City requires a building permit for the construction, alteration, repair, or removal of any building or structure. Permits are also required for solar photovoltaic installations. There are exceptions for:


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