Community Development

About Us 

The Community Development Department is comprised of three divisions: Building and Code Enforcement, Development Review, and Planning and Zoning. The divisions provide services relating to permitting and inspecting new construction, community planning, zoning, subdivision matters, code enforcement inspections, and review and approval of development improvement plans.

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Master Plan Goes Digital!

We all know St. Charles County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state, but do you know what’s ahead for our future?

Find out today through St. Charles County’s interactive online Master Plan - Envision 2030.

Citizenserve Citizen Access Portal

Apply for permits and contractor licenses, submit plans, file a property maintenance and/or code enforcement complaint, and more through the Citizenserve Online Portal. Enjoy the convenience of handling these tasks online from your home or business.

Planning and Zoning Commission Meetings

Visit the Planning and Zoning Commission page for more information.

Public Notice

Agencies May Apply for Community 
Assistance Board and CDBG Funds

The Community Assistance Board of St. Charles County is accepting online applications for funding from the County’s Homeless and Indigent funds for the 2020 funding year. Also, an application for 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Homeless Prevention Program is available. Non-profit agencies may apply for these funds to provide services to the homeless and indigent in St. Charles County.

More information about Community Assistance Board is available at Once there please scroll down to bottom of the Community Assistance Board page to apply online to 2020 CAB Homeless and Indigent Funding and 2019 CDBG Homeless prevention Funding.

The deadline for receipt of the completed applications to the Community Development Department is Thursday, August 15, 2019. Questions regarding the programs may be sent to Pinar Turker at