Community Development

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ATTENTION: Protecting the health of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic is a top priority for St. Charles County Government. Did you know you can visit us online to access many of our services from the comfort of your home? Click here for a full list and links. 

To further protect the health and safety of the community, the St. Charles County Government Administration Building where our offices are located closed effective at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2020, until further notice. Staff will remain on-site to conduct business, answer telephones, and assist customers with processing items online. Stay healthy and safe, and thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
For more information about COVID-19 from the St. Charles County Department of Public Health, visit or call the Information Hotline at 636-949-1899. 

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.

Public Notice - Citizen Participation Hearing 

In accordance with the Citizen Participation Plan for Implementation of Year Five of the  Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Consolidated Plan 2016-2020 for program year January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, notice is hereby given that the  Saint Charles CDBG Urban County, Missouri will hold a public hearing to introduce an Ordinance on April 27, 2020 and to receive comments on the County’s housing and non-housing community needs and strengths, particularly as they relate to the activities and funding for Fiscal Year 2020 for CDBG, and HOME Consortium programs.  There shall be a vote to approve the Ordinance on May 11, 2020. To view this public notice in it’s entirety, along with the 2020 Annual Action Plan please click on the links below.

Citizen Participation Hearing Notice for 2020 Action Plan
2020 CDBG Annual Action Plan

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Master Plan Goes Digital!

We all know St. Charles County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state, but do you know what’s ahead for our future?

Find out today through St. Charles County’s interactive online Master Plan - Envision 2030.

Planning and Zoning Commission Meetings

Visit the Planning and Zoning Commission page for more information.