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 Debbie Cammann, Administrative Assistant, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 636-379-5599.


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
Danny Doster, Multi-Discipline Inspector This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 636-379-5543
Debbie Cammann, Administrative Assistant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 636-379-5599