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Dock Inspections for Osage Beach Home Sales
July 25th, 2013 6:47 AM

For Immediate Release


On Tuesday July 23rd the Osage Beach Fire Protection District Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve new requirements on the Dock Inspection Program within the Fire District.  Ordinance 2013-1, an addendum to the original ordinance passed in 2006 now reads as follows:

Docks that are covered by the adopted ordinances of Osage Beach Fire Protection District are as follows.

  1. A dock that is new after the date of January 1, 2006.
  2. Docks that are moved into a new location whether new or used after the date of January 1, 2006.
  3. Any dock that has an update to its electrical system or structure that results in work being done to the dock’s electrical system.
  4. Any dock of a private residence* as defined in section R101.2 of 2012 International Residential Code and section(s) 553 or 554 of 2011 National Electrical Code and the current adopted electrical ordinance of the Osage Beach Fire Protection District that has a transfer of ownership.


*Residential dock not tied to any association, permitted in owner’s name.


Each dock will be considered, as it owns structure.  The fees will apply each dock.


The minimum fee is $50.00


 Dock up to 4 wells----------------------------------------$50.00


All docks over 4 wells fees will be rated per schedule as follows.


Docks with 5 or more wells fee-------------------------------------$50.00+$6.00 per well


One re-inspection is included in the fee.  An additional re-inspection will be charged a fee of $25.00 per inspection.


New Language is under #4 in Bold Italic Text.

Effective date of this new requirement will be September 1st, 2013.

Any dock that passes inspection will be good for a period of one year for the purpose of sale of real estate.

Questions can be directed to the Osage Beach Fire Protection District at 573-348-1221 or you can visit our Web Site at:

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