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March 24, 2020

Information on County Government Buildings Closed to the Public, Online Services Available

UPDATE 5.20.20 - The St. Charles County Administration building, Department of Public Health, and Police Department reopen to the public Friday, May 29. Other County buildings, including 11th Judicial Circuit Court, reopen Monday, June 1. The Department of Corrections and Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County/Department of Workforce and Business Development remain closed to the public until further notice. Please view release for more information.

Earlier information:

To protect the health and safety of the community and help mitigate the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the St. Charles County Government buildings and facilities listed below closed to the public effective at 5 p.m., March 24, 2020, until further notice. Staff remain on-site to conduct business, answer telephones, and assist customers with processing items online. Future announcements will be made about public meetings typically held in these facilities.

For a list of online services available through St. Charles County Government, visit sccmo.org/OnlineServices. Visit sccmo.org/Directory for a list of department and division phone numbers or call the main switchboard from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 636-949-7900.

For more information about COVID-19 from the St. Charles County Department of Public Health, visit sccmo.org/COVID or call the Information Hotline at 636-949-1899.

County Buildings and Facilities Closed to the Public:

• Administration Building at 201 N. Second St. in St. Charles. UPDATE 5.20.20 - This building reopens Friday, May 29. Please view release for more information.

• 11th Judicial Circuit Court at 300 N. Second St. in St. Charles: On May 15, 2020, Presiding Judge Daniel Pelikan submitted a notice to the Missouri Supreme Court electing for the 11th Judicial Circuit Court to advance to Phase One of reopening on May 16, 2020. In Phase One, the Courts are not closed to public business, but the public is prohibited from entering the Courts except for a narrow range of exceptions authorized by the Supreme Court and the Presiding Judge. View the Administrative Order for more information.

• County Parks: UPDATE 5.4.20 - Effective Monday, May 4, 2020, the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department began to roll back restrictions. While parks remain open for outdoor recreation, guests are required to continue to follow social distancing and CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As of this date, restrooms, camping, cabins and group camping will reopen to the public. Shelter and indoor facility rentals will resume with restrictions—online reservations are limited to individual campsite and cabin registrations only; shelter, indoor facility and group camping reservations must be made by calling our office at 636-949-7535. Additional openings include the Heritage Museum on Wednesday, May 13; limited tours of The Historic Daniel Boone Home on Monday, May 18; and the Youth Activity Park on Monday, June 1. Park programs resume and Paddle Share Rentals also officially open on Monday, May 18.

Dog parks and playgrounds will remain closed.

Parks administrative offices at 201 N. Second Street in St. Charles remain closed to the public until further notice. UPDATE 5.20.20 - This building reopens Friday, May 29. Please view release for more information.

• County Police Department at 101 Sheriff Dierker Ct. in O’Fallon: UPDATE 5.20.20 - This building reopens Friday, May 29. Please view release for more information.

UPDATE 4.6.20: Pursuant to Missouri Governor Michael Parson’s Executive Order 20-07, all penalties for late renewal applications for concealed carry permits are waived until June 1, 2020.

UPDATE 4.3.20: In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, effective Monday, April 6, the St. Charles County Police Department will suspend in-person sex offender registration. Registrants are required to call 636-949-3000, ext. 4451 or 636-949-3016 to complete their check-in or new registration. This operational change will be in effect until further notice.

The In-House officer is available for questions. Records, concealed carry weapon (CCW) permits, evidence viewing, and property retrieval are closed. Fingerprinting is available only on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

• Department of Public Health at 1650 Boone’s Lick in St. Charles. UPDATE 5.20.20 - This building reopens Friday, May 29. Please view release for more information.

• Executive Building/Historic Courthouse at 100 N. Third St. in St. Charles

• Family Arena box office at 2002 Arena Pkwy. in St. Charles

• Highway Department at 301 N. Third St. in St. Charles

• Juvenile Justice Center at 1700 S. River Rd. in St. Charles

• UPDATED 4.20.20: Municipal Court at 399 Turner Blvd. in St. Charles: The court has suspended all court sessions until May 15. The court will notify any defendant that is currently scheduled for a suspended court session via U.S. Mail of rescheduled court dates. A link to pay tickets online is available through sccmo.org/MunicipalCourt and courts.mo.gov/casenet courts.mo.gov/casenet, or call 800-444-1187.

• Pet Adoption Center at 4850 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. in St. Peters: Open for appointments only to reclaim lost animals.

• Recycle Works Centers at 60 Triad South Dr. in St. Charles and 2110 E. Pitman Ave. in Wentzville: Both centers remain open; however, the offices are closed to the public. Items that require payment or help to unload will NOT be accepted; this includes televisions, computers, miscellaneous electronics, bulbs, appliances, and Household Hazardous Waste. Recyclables still accepted at both facilities include paper, cardboard, plastic, tin, aluminum, clothing, oil, antifreeze, cooking oil, and Recycle Works West accepts glass.

Additional Building Announcements

• UPDATED 3.25.20 - Corrections (County Jail) at 301 N. Second St. in St. Charles closed to the public as of 7 a.m. on Thursday, March 26, until further notice. The lobby will not be accessible for video visitation or Jail ATM services.

Inmate visits were suspended on March 16. Attorney visits with inmates will continue to be permitted; however, the location, days and times may be modified from the current procedures. These modifications will be determined by the Director of Corrections.

Families can visit sccmo.org/Corrections for more information on how to access Jail ATM for bail, inmate account deposits, and video chat services. For questions, please call Corrections at 636-949-3003.

• Election Authority at 397 Turner Blvd. in St. Peters: Office remains open for essential services, including absentee voting, candidate filing, and voter registration.

• UPDATE 4.6.20: Missouri Job Center/Workforce and Business Development at 212 Turner Blvd. in St. Peters: The center closed to the public on Friday, March 20, 2020, until further notice. The center will continue to be staffed. Signs have been posted on the doors directing customers to call 1-888-728-JOBS (5627) or locally, 636-255-6060, or go online to jobs.mo.gov to access resources until further notice.

• Prosecuting Attorney, Public Administrator and Public Defender at 300 N. Second St. in St. Charles: Visit their websites or call for questions and information:
o Prosecuting Attorney: 636-949-7355, sccmo.org/ProsecutingAttorney
o Public Administrator: 636-949-7315, sccmo.org/PublicAdministrator
o Public Defender: 636-949-7300, sccmo.org/PublicDefender

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