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COMMON CODE ENFORCEMENT VIOLATIONS

  • Municipal Code violations include, but are not limited to:
  • Rental Property Registration/Inspection - Owners of properties which are residential and offered for rent or lease must secure a Certificate of Occupancy before the property can be occupied.  In order to obtain this Certificate, a rental inspection must be conducted and any noted violations must be corrected.  A new Certificate of Occupancy is needed with every change of tenant.

    Trash Cans in Public View - Trash containers must be stored out of public view from any public street unless they are at the curb for pickup.  Trash containers must be removed from the curb not later than 8:00 AM on the day following trash collection and may be placed as the curb no earlier than 4:00 PM on the day prior to collection.

    Tall Grass - Grass on residential properties must be maintained at a height that does not exceed seven (7) inches.  Only one warning is given per growing season for grass violations.

    Commercial Vehicles - ONE commercial vehicle, as defined by the Municipal Code, may be parked or stored in public view on private property.  The exception to this requirement is for commercial vehicles parked in residential zones while actively conducting business or where approved construction is occurring.

    Accumulation of debris, litter or rubbish - An accumulation of debris, litter or rubbish, as defined by Section 220.050 of the Municipal Code, constitutes a nuisance and as such, is prohibited.  

  • If you notice conditions that you believe constitute a violation of the Lake Saint Louis Municipal Code, you may submit your concern, online, by clicking HERE. Please include the address of the violation and any photos you have taken.

  • Your concern will be automatically routed to the appropriate department for investigation.