Applications & Permits

Applications & Permits

Note about permits and inspections:

The City of Glendale contracts with the St. Louis County to handle all building permits and inspections. The City will continue to review building plans which require municipal zoning approval and Architectural Review, however, all inspections will be handled by St. Louis County. For more information on permits and inspections, visit the St. Louis County Public Works website at https://stlouiscountymo.gov/st-louis-county-departments/transportation-and-public-works/.

Applications & Permits

TRASH AND SEWER LATERAL BILL BANK DRAFT AUTHORIZATION FORM
A form which authorizes bank draft payment of trash/sewer lateral billings.

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or
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BLOCK PARTY APPLICATION
A permit is required for residents wishing to have a block party. The permit is free of charge. One week notice is required for barricades and no parking signs.

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BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT APPLICATION
The Board of Adjustment primarily hears appeals for variances of the City’s Zoning Regulations.

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BUILDER/CONTRACTOR BUSINESS LICENSES
Any builder or contractor in the business of construction on or erecting of homes, residences, or commercial buildings of any nature shall obtain a builder/contractor’s license.

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or
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COMMERCIAL BUSINESS LICENSES
Any commercial business (located on Manchester or Sappington) must obtain a business license annual before January 31. The cost of the license is dependent upon business type, number of employees and gross revenues. For more information contact City Hall at (314) 965-3600.

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COMMERCIAL SIGN PERMIT
Commercial sign permits are necessary to ensure that billboards, outdoor advertising placards, and branded signs comply with the City's sign ordinance.

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COMMERCIAL RE-OCCUPANCY APPLICATION AND INSTRUCTIONS
A Certificate of Use and Occupancy (sometimes referred to as an Occupancy Permit) is required prior to moving into a vacant tenant space or building and opening for business.

COMMUNITY CAMERA REGISTRATION PROGRAM
The Community Camera Registration Program allows residents and business owners to register locations and capabilities of their security camera systems with the Glendale Police Department. 

DUMPSTER PERMIT and PORTABLE STORAGE UNIT PERMIT
A permit for the placing of a dumpster or Portable Storage Unit should be obtained from the office of the Building Commissioner during normal business hours. Said permit shall have a limit of sixty (60) days which is renewable for thirty (30) day increments subject to the Building Commissioner.

Dumpster Permit:

Portable Storage Unit Permit:
  • Click here ro apply online for Portable Storage Unit Permit.
FENCE PERMITS
In order to build a new or replace an old fence, a resident must first obtain a fence permit. There is a $50 charge for this permit and applications are available during normal business hours.  A survey showing the location of the fence to be built is required as part of this application.

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HOME BUSINESS LICENSES
Residents are allowed to carry out business activities within residential districts if this action does not create any external signs of business activity as visible from the street in front of the home. Questions regarding home occupation activities can be referred to City Hall at 965-3600.

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or
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HOUSING INSPECTION APPLICATION
The City must receive an approved housing inspection report from St. Louis County prior to an occupancy permit being issued. Please do not apply online with St. Louis County.

To apply for a Municipal Housing Inspection, please complete the Request for Housing Inspection form below. This can be mailed to City Hall, dropped off at City Hall between 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday or placed in the Night Drop Box outside of City Hall. Please be sure to include the $110.00 inspection fee or we cannot process the application. Please do not apply online with St. Louis County.

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or
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MUNICIPAL ZONING APPROVAL FORM
Applicants for building permits must submit this form with five (5) copies of the site plan approved, signed and dated by the Municipal Official to St. Louis County, Department of Public Works in order to obtain the permit.  If you have any questions please call Glendale City Hall at (314) 965-3600.

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NO PARKING SIGN APPLICATION
Temporary “No Parking” signs may be requested by residents in the event of a block party, estate or garage sale, etc. Please note that one week notice is required for all “no Parking” signs, and there is a $25.00 deposit required.

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OCCUPANCY PERMIT
In order to move into a home, residents must first complete the application for an Occupancy Permit. This permit will allow us to begin refuse service to the residence. The fee is $25.00 for this permit.

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or
Download Application Here
2-6 AM ON-STREET PARKING VARIANCE PERMIT
A request for on street parking variance related to 2-6 am parking ban.

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or
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PET LICENSES
All dogs and cats in the City of Glendale require a yearly city pet license. To obtain your pet tag, the current rabies inoculation is required. The fee for pet tags is $3.00 for all cats and dogs.

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or
Download Form Here
PLANNING AND ZONING APPLICATION
The Planning and Zoning Board meets the second Wednesday of every month if an application has been submitted or they otherwise have work referred to them by the Board of Aldermen. The application must be submitted by the first Monday of the month, unless the first Monday is a holiday. If that is the case, the application must be submitted by the Friday before the first Monday of the month.

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REQUEST FOR CHANGE IN COMMERCIAL USE
Before a new tenant or new property owner can occupy a commercial property in Glendale, there are several steps in the approval process that must be completed. The application form includes an explanation and instructions for the review and permitting process for new commercial uses.

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RIGHT-OF-WAY CONSTRUCTION PERMIT
Any construction in public right-of-way (typically the street plus 15 feet of green space on either side of the street) must be approved by the City of Glendale. Submit the permit application to get approval for any driveway construction, modifications to curbs, discharge of storm drainage into the right-of-way, etc.

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SANITATION SERVICES
Republic Services is the City of Glendale’s sanitation service provider. Their telephone number is (636) 947-5959, which may be used to schedule large (Bulk) item pick-ups. Each home has a royal blue trash bin (95 gal, 65 gal or 48 gal), and a green 65 gal recycle bin. The vacation schedule for Republic Services/Allied Waste is as follows:

New Years Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Should the holiday fall on a regular pick up day, sanitation service will occur on the following day and the holiday week will conclude on Saturday of the same week.

If there are any questions regarding missed pick up services or any other issues, please call City Hall at (314) 965-3600.

DOWNLOAD SANITATION MAP SCHEDULE HERE
SEWER LATERAL REPAIR PROGRAM
The Sewer Lateral Repair Program is designed to pay up to a maximum of $3,000 towards repairing broken residential sewer laterals from the sewer main to the house. All residential units are covered under this program with the exception of the three (3) condominium complexes in Glendale.

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or
Download PDF Here
SETBACKS
A summary of the area regulations for the City single-family zoning districts.

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SOLICITOR, PEDDLER, & CANVASSER APPLICATION
No person shall act as a peddler or as a solicitor within the City of Glendale without first obtaining an identification card in accordance with Chapter 610 of the Glendale Municipal Code. The hours of operation are 9:00 am through 6:00 pm. No soliciting allowed on Sunday.

TREE PERMIT
This permit application is to be completed by the property owner (or their designee) in order to plant, remove, or excavate near a tree on public right-of-way located adjacent to the applicant’s property. This permit is not required for the routine pruning or maintenance projects when this work is performed by the adjacent property owner or their private contractor, or for any planting or removal on private property.

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or
Download Form Here
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS VOLUNTEER FORM
Your help is needed! Please fill out form below if interested in serving on a Boards or Commission:

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or
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VACATION WATCH REQUEST
The Police Department offers residents a sense of security with the vacation request form for residents who will be out of town for a period of time. 

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or 
Download Application Here
PERMIT TO KEEP DOMESTIC FOWL
If you would like to keep domestic fowl on your property, please fill out the Domestic Fowl application below along with the Domestic Fowl Consent form

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or
Download Application Here
REFUSE HOLD APPLICATION
This application helps put trash and recycling bills on hold during long periods of time that you are away from your home and do not need trash services during the time.

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or
Download Application Here
VOLUNTEER FOR EVENTS
The City of Glendale is looking for volunteers to help out with events such as Jazzfest and Firehouse Run. If you are interested, please fill out the application and we will reach out to you.

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