- Community Development
Community Development Department
The Community Development Department 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 is led by the following people:
Director of Community Development
Phone: 636-271-0500 x216
Community Development Clerk
Phone: 636-271-0500 x221
Building Inspector / Flood Plain Manager
Phone: 636-271-0500 x219
Code Enforcement / Animal Control Officer
Phone: 636-271-0500 x292
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 permits
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 636-271-0500 ext. 216 or email email@example.com.
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.
The City has adopted the 2018 International Building Codes, with amendments as of January 1, 2023. We are in the process of updating our website with the new codes, but until then you can still reference the 2009 International Building Codes, with amendments here.