City Hall Access Limited to Appointment Only. Community Center Closed. Board & Commission Meetings Postponed. 

In an effort to protect the public and City employees, city hall is accessible by appointment only during regular business hours. Board & Commission Meetings and Municipal Court have been postponed until further notice. Kirkwood Electric & Kirkwood Water will not be doing shut-offs, and late fees for utility payments will be waived. The Community Center (including the ice rink) and Kirkwood Train Station are closed until further notice. Amtrak service has not been suspended. 

Please call police dispatch at 314-822-5858 for general inquiries or for further assistance.  Other inquiries can be made by emailing

Stay up to date on changes to City services and facility closures from the City of Kirkwood HERE.

Board of Adjustment

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With the City of Kirkwood taking steps to pro-actively combat the spread of COVID-19, all Board meetings have been canceled until further notice.

Any questions concerning this, you may contact Jack Schenck @


Board of Adjustment - Ordinance

Calendar of meetings

Boards and Commissions Roster

The Board of Adjustment grants variances under circumstances defined by ordinance; permits exceptions as defined by ordinance; authorizes additional uses as defined by ordinance; and hears and decides cases where alleged error by the Building Commissioner has occurred. The Board of Adjustment also reviews and decides on appeals when it is deemed that the true intent of the Building Codes has been incorrectly interpreted; the provisions of the Code do not duly apply; or an equally good or better form of construction can be used. The decision of the Board of Adjustment and the reasons for the granting or denial of every variance will be in the Record of Proceedings.  BOA meets on the 2nd Monday of the month.

For additional information regarding the Board of Adjustment, contact the Assistant City Planner Amy Lowry (AICP) at 314-822-5815 or by email at


Effective August 1, 2018, the City of Kirkwood will provide minutes and agendas on this website in a Word document format, which can be read by assistive technologies such as screen readers and Braille devices. If you need an older agenda or set of minutes in Word, please send an email to Laurie Asche at Thank you.

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