Community Development

About Us 

The Community Development Department is comprised of three divisions: Building and Code Enforcement, Development Review, and Planning and Zoning. The divisions provide services relating to permitting and inspecting new construction, community planning, zoning, subdivision matters, code enforcement inspections, and review and approval of development improvement plans.

Citizenserve Citizen Access Portal

Apply for permits and contractor licenses, submit plans, file a property maintenance and/or code enforcement complaint, and more through the Citizenserve Online Portal. Enjoy the convenience of handling these tasks online from your home or business.

Planning and Zoning Commission Meetings

Visit the Planning and Zoning Commission page for more information.


Citizen Participation Hearing

In accordance with the Citizen Participation Plan for Implementation of Year Four of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Consolidated Plan 2016-2020 for program year Jan. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019, notice is hereby given that the Saint Charles CDBG Urban County, Missouri will hold two public hearings through November 2018 to receive comments on the County's housing and non-housing community needs and strengths, particularly as they relate to the CDBG, and HOME Consortium programs.

The First Public Hearing and consultation is scheduled for the following date, time and location:

June 15, 2018, at 9 a.m. - Developmental Disabilities Resource Board (DDRB) at 1025 Country Club Road, St. Charles, MO 63303

St. Charles County offers all interested citizens the opportunity to give written and/or verbal comments on public matters. The City of St. Charles is administering the CDBG program on behalf of the County. Written comments may be mailed to the Department of Community Development, Attn: Anita Telkamp, 200 N. Second St., St. Charles, MO 63301, or you can email Anita, or you may call her at 636-949-3224.

All comments should be received postmarked by Nov. 7, 2018.

St. Charles City Hall is wheelchair accessible. Those in need of auxiliary aids should contact the City sufficiently in advance to assure that accommodations may be made. For the hearing impaired, City Hall can be contacted on the TTY/TDD system by calling 636- 949-3289. If you need any accessible materials, delivery formats, or language translations regarding the 2019 CDBG Consolidated Annual Action Plan please call Anita Telkamp at the number(s) noted above.