Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Division coordinates all code enforcement activity, addressing public nuisance violations (recorded through field observation, citizen/Council/Police Department/staff requests). They provide all necessary follow-up, including enforcement action resulting in Municipal Court appearance for unresolved violations, and feedback as necessary to complainants.

The following are lists that can be used as a guideline to assess current or potential problems in your area:

Exterior Property Area

  • Permanent or temporary signs
  • Sanitation (i.e. trash, debris, waste)

Exterior Structure

  • Exterior walls
  • Protective treatment (i.e. paint)
  • Roofs and drainage
  • Stairways, decks, porches, balconies and skirting for mobile homes
  • Street numbers

Public Nuisances

  • Dead or dying trees
  • Old appliances
  • Pond or pool of stagnant water
  • Rat harborage
  • Sanitation (i.e. trash, debris, waste)

Tall Grass and Weeds

  • Should not exceed 8 inches for vacant lots and 8 inches for lots containing a structure

Vehicles Declared a Nusiance

  • Abandoned
  • Dismantled
  • Expired or unlicensed
  • Inoperative
  • Wrecked

Commercial Vehicle Parking (Ord. 5709)

  • No commercial or industrial tractor or semi-tractor with or without an attached trailer shall be parked in a residential area or driveway

Recreational Vehicle Parking

  • Boats, trailers, camper shells and RVs must be licensed
  • Must be placed within an enclosed garage or accessory structure, or on a paved surface

Home-based Businesses

  • Permit required for home businesses

If you feel there is a code violation in your neighborhood, please forward your remarks to Brenda Moyers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 636-379-5435.

Other Resources (PDF files)


Contact Code Enforcement staff

Jim Luetkenhaus, Property Maintenance Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 636-379-5637
Brian Burke, Multi-Discipline Inspector This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 636-379-5598
Robert Morris, Multi-Discipline Inspector This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 636-379-5691
Brenda Moyers, Administrative Assistant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 636-379-5435