Planning and Zoning / Building

The Department of Planning provides a variety of land use, zoning, and building services. Inspectors and Planners are on staff to assist you through the entire development process. The Department encourages quality growth and development throughout the City by ensuring compliance with all development standards and design requirements. The responsibilities of the Department include:

  • Application of the Comprehensive Plan
  • Compliance with the Zoning Ordinance
  • Management and review of site plans and plats
  • Building and improvement plan review
  • Issuance of building and grading permits
  • Construction Inspection
  • Administering the occupancy program
  • Property maintenance code enforcement

Prior to submitting an application for a zoning map amendment, conditional use permit, site development or plat; applicants are encouraged to schedule a pre-application meeting. During this meeting staff will discuss with the applicant the review and approval process of the particular application and answer questions as needed. To schedule a pre-application meeting you may call the phone number below.

For all other inquiries, contact us at 636-271-0500 during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Below is a link to the department document center. Here you will find the documents commonly used by the department.

Planning and Zoning Document Center

The City has adopted the 2009 International Building Codes, with amendments. 

Please click here for the Building Department fee schedule.

Please click here for Planning and Zoning Commission meeting agendas.