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The table to the right contains the Building Codes and Ordinances that are enforced by St. Louis County Government in the unincorporated areas of St. Louis County.
These same codes and ordinances are enforced in municipalities that contract with St. Louis County for Building Plan Review and Building Inspection Services.
If your property is located in a municipality, please visit our Municipal Matrix page for detailed information.
St. Louis County Codes
Electrical Code (CH. 1102 - 2008 NEC)
* Select "TITLE XI - PUBLIC WORKS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS" then
select the appropriate CHAPTER, 1100 - 1117.
** Select "TITLE VII - PUBLIC SAFETY AND MORALS" then "CHAPTER 711".
The Department of Public Works sells the individual ordinances at our Clayton location.
Copies of the ordinances can be mailed to the requesting individual for an additional charge of $3.00 (postage & handling). Make checks payable to:
To purchase copies of the Explosives Ordinances and the Grading Ordinances, please call the St. Louis County Clerk's Office at:
All above mentioned ordinances can also be purchased at the St. Louis County Clerk's office.
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