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Permits and Site Inspections

Excavation Permits

Anyone interested in excavating within the City’s street right-of-way, which in most cases extends 12 feet back from the curb, must first obtain an Excavation Permit. Work which may require a permit includes lawn irrigation systems,new driveway or replacement of an existing driveway, and sanitary sewer repairs. If you have any questions, call the Public Works Department at (636) 227-9000.

Excavation Permit: Please submit three signed copies of this application found under the Public Works section in the Document Center.

Site Disturbance Application: Please submit three signed copies of this application found under the Public Works section in the Document Center.

  • Grading Permits: Please submit three signed copies of this application found under the Public Works section in the Document Center.
  • Site Inspections

Site Improvement Inspection Fees
(Section 25-35; Ord. 06-11)

  • Site Inspection Component
  • Streets (under drains, curb and gutters, and paving): $.50 per linear foot of curb and gutter
  • Sidewalks: $0.25 per linear foot of sidewalk
  • Sewers: $0.30 per linear foot of pipe
  • Landscaping: $12.00 per dwelling unit
  • Retaining walls less than 4 feet high: $100 per retaining wall