Click the links below to print out and complete the form you are looking for. All forms can be submitted by fax at 417-736-2390, or by mailing to PO Box 66, Strafford, MO 65757 or in person by bringing it to the City of Strafford, 126 S Washington, Strafford, MO 65757. Please call 417-736-2154 if you have questions about any of the forms.

Annexation Request   - If your business/residence is not within the city limits of Strafford and you would like for it to be, you can petition the Board of Adjustments for an annexation.

Board of Adjustment Variance -  A variance is required for any request to deviate from any City Ordinance requirements.

Business License Application - All Businesses located within the city limits of Strafford are required to obtain a Business License Annually. The cost is $10.00 per year and are valid from January 1st to December 31st. Your valid License must be on display at your establishment.

Business Application for Water and Sewer - Business application for water and sewer service.

Water, Sewer, and Trash Application - A deposit of $165.00 for renters or $115.00 for homeowners is required to begin new service.  An application is required for new service or to transfer current service. You must also present a photo ID in person along with a copy of your lease agreement or closing documents at the time of application. The renter or Owner must be present when service is connected.

Citizen’s Agenda Request - Board Meetings are the 1st and the 3rd Mondays at 7:00 p.m. The deadline for requesting items to be on the agenda is the Thursday, prior to a scheduled Board meeting. Requests need to be received at City Hall by noon. If your request requires research time to prepare a response to your request, your item will be on the agenda, however discussion of the topic may be postponed to another meeting by the Board. 

Complaint Form - Fill out and return by mail or fax.

Dog License Application - Fill out and submit or print and return to receive a dog license.

Employment Application - To apply for a city position, please fill out and return the application.

Garage Sale Application - Residents are allowed to hold 2 garage sales per calendar year, not including the citywide garage sale. After we receive your completed application, you will be issued a permit at no charge and you are required to have that permit on hand the day(s) of your sale.

Liquor License - Annual business liquor license application. For any businesses wishing to sell alcoholic beverages within the City limits.

Minor Subdivision- If you wish to subdivide a metes and bounds tract into no more than a total of four (4) lots, see attached form and criteria.  A preliminary discussion should be held with the City Administrator regarding the regulations of minor subdivision prior to submitting the application and required documentation.

Peddler License - The fee is $20.00 per day, ID and background check for all parties wishing to go door to door within the limits of the City.

Planning and Development Application 

Records Request - This is a request for records under the Missouri Sunshine Law, Chapter 610, Revised Statutes of Missouri. Access to public records shall be provided within three business days following a request - except if additional time is needed. In the event more time is needed, you will still receive a response within three working days.

Rezoning Request 
- Petitions to rezone your property must be submitted before the Planning and Zoning Commission and a Public Hearing must be held before the Board of Aldermen. A legal description of the property is required. Cost of the application is the cost of advertisement for the Public Hearing. The process takes approximately 45-60 days to complete. Please contact the City Administrator for more information.