Department of Planning

Department of Planning Service changes:

In-person/face to face services at 41 S. Central are suspended.

Plans and documents may be submitted at the drop box at 41 S. Central

The April 6 Planning Commission Executive Meeting will be held via videoconference at 4:00 P.M.  Members of the public can listen in to the live audio of the meeting by dialing: 1-416-655-0001.  The access code is 474 960 289.

When documents and/or plans are ready for pick up, customers will be contacted and the information will be placed in the pick up box at 41 S. Central.

Planning Commission public meetings are tentatively suspended; future options for meetings are being discussed.

The Board of Zoning Adjustment will not meet April 8.  The April 22 meeting may be held via teleconference.

Call with questions at 314.615.2520

Planners will be working from home and checking voice mail regularly through-out the day.

Debi Salberg 314.615.5464

Jacob Trimble 314.615.7852

Mel Wilson 314.615.7859

Doug May 314.615.2507

Debbie Nesbit 314.615.2518

Gail Choate 314 615-7847

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Documents, plans and other items may be delivered until 5:00 P.M.

The Department of Planning provides both countywide services as well as municipal-type services to the unincorporated areas of St. Louis County. Our primary duties include:

  • Administer the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Ordinance
  • Staff the St. Louis County Planning Commission and St. Louis County Board of Zoning Adjustment
  • Administer federal community planning, housing, and lead grants
  • Review site plans and subdivision plats
  • Promote citizen engagement
  • Assess boundary issues before the Boundary Commission

The Lower Meramec Multi-Jurisdictional Floodplain Management Plan (FMP) Draft is available on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers web site here

Department of Planning Annual Report.


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Department of Planning
St. Louis County Government
41 S. Central Avenue, 5th Floor
Clayton, Missouri 63105

Phone   314-615-2520
Fax 314-615-3729   
[email protected]