1) Legal Notice in Newspaper of Public Hearing
2) Notification of Adjoining Properties
3) County Council Meetings (1-3 required)
3) BZA/Appeals Meeting (decision made at meeting)
Before beginning any construction project, zoning approval must be obtained. Zoning approval signifies that the property is properly zoned for the proposed construction and that the location of the structure is within the legal limits of the property lines.
If the construction project is located in a municipality, contact that municipality for zoning approval. Construction projects located in unincorporated St. Louis County will receive zoning review by St. Louis County, Department of Public Works.
A site plan (plot plan) must be drawn to scale and must clearly depict the dimensions and angles of the lot boundary lines. The site plans must also include:
All commercial projects must submit 4 site plans that are sealed by a Missouri registered architect or engineer.
Home owners applying for a permit must also submit 4 site plans, however, the site plans do not need to be sealed.
Home owners drawing their own construction plans, may obtain a copy of their site plan from:
Residential Zoning Checklist