Online Application and fee Payment

Welcome to the Department of Planning and Development online payment system! This system will allow for both standard paper review as well as electronic submittals through our e-plans system. To begin the process:

  1. Choose the type of case below and choose "Pay for Fee" or "Apply".

  2. Wait for a “pre-screen complete” email from the City of Springfield with instructions for our review process.

  3. A full application online full application must be uploaded in ePlans for all items other than Administrative Review Committee, Land Development Inquiry Committee and Pre-Subdivision Review items this online pre-application is all that is required.

  4. To pay for any fees due after an application has been submitted, go to Pay Fees Due.

The City of Springfield is accepting all projects through the e-plans digital submittal review system. Please refer to the User Guide for details on how to submit a project using the e-plans electronic review system.

ePlans offers an enormous benefit to the design professional community, clients and citizens. Unlike the current paper system, e-plans allows for several cost and time saving efficiencies, including:

  • Submission of plans electronically, from the convenience of your office, 24 hours, 7 days a week

  • Simultaneous review of the plans by all professional and trade disciplines

  • City reviewer mark-ups are made on a separate layer of the plans to provide correction, direction, and clarity

  • Re-submission of corrected plans electronically from the convenience of your office

  • Reduced printing and transportation cost, and

  • Real-time return of your approved plans, once the fees are paid.

Type of CaseProcessing Fee
1. Administrative Review Committee (ARC)    
-ARC Planned Development Sketch Plan $0 Apply
-ARC Use Permit Sketch Plan $0 Apply
-ARC Other $0 Apply
2. Administrative Subdivision (formerly minor subdivision)
-Lot Line Adjustment $295** Pay for Fee
-Lot Combination - Substantial Impact  $250** Pay for Fee
-Lot Combination - No Substantial Impact $46** Pay for Fee
3. Administrative Tract Certification $36 Pay for Fee
Administrative Replat - Non-Residential $979** Pay for Fee
Administrative Replat - Residential  $790** Pay for Fee
Administrative Replat - Condominium  $1,049** Pay for Fee
4. Annexation $837 Pay for Fee
5. Board of Adjustment    
-Zoning Variance $1,171** Pay for Fee
-Special Exception $1,171** Pay for Fee
-Appeal $1,171** Pay for Fee
6.  Final Plat    
-Administrative Approval  $562** Pay for Fee
-Appeal to Commission or Council $507 Pay for Fee
7.  Land Development Inquiry Committee (LDIC) $0 Apply
8. Landmarks Board Certificate of Appropriateness $0 Apply
9. Master Sign Plan $403 Pay for Fee
10. Planned Development    
-Preliminary development plan $2,116 Pay for Fee
-Final development plan (Commission/Council) $641 Pay for Fee
-Final development plan (Administrative) $586 Pay for Fee
11. Preliminary Plat    
-Major Subdivision $1,552 Pay for Fee
-Minor Subdivision (Commission/Council) $963 Pay for Fee
-Preliminary Plat Renewal $698 Pay for Fee
12. Pre-Subdivision Review $0 Apply
13. Relinquishment of Easement $638** Pay for Fee
14. Request to Extend Security Agreement $99 Pay for Fee
15. Street Name Change $576 Pay for Fee
16. Subdivision Variance    
-Submitted with preliminary plat $48 Pay for Fee
-Submitted independent of preliminary $610** Pay for Fee
17. Use Permit $1,355 Pay for Fee
18. Vacation (street, alley or subdivision)  $856* ** Pay for Fee
19. Zoning Map Classification Change $1,562 Pay for Fee
-Zoning Text Amendment $1,562 Pay for Fee
20. Zoning Certificate $41 Pay for Fee
Document Sales
1.  Subdivision Regulation $5 Walk-in Payment
2.  Zoning Ordinance $29 Walk-in Payment
*Advertising fees billed to applicant by newspaper
**Recording fees are extra

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Busch Municipal Building
First Floor
840 Boonville Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802
Tel: 417.864.1611
Fax: 417.864.1882

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