Planning & Zoning Commission

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The Commission is made up of nine volunteer residents who serve four-year terms and are appointed by the Mayor and City Council.  For a current roster of the Commission, please click the following link:  Planning & Zoning Commission Member Roster. To contact members of the Planning & Zoning Commission, please email the staff liaison, Jonathan Raiche, at 

The Commission is responsible for analyzing, reviewing, and making recommendations on zoning matters to the City Council for the following petition types:

  • Commercial Site Plan Reviews
  • Rezonings
  • Special Use Permits
  • Subdivision of Property
  • Community Unit Plans
  • Zoning Code Amendments

For information regarding New Business agenda items, please contact the Kirkwood Zoning Matters 24-hour, recorded telephone information line, at 314-984-5959. Kirkwood Zoning Matters signs are placed along property frontages when there is an active petition prior to the initial agenda date.  You may also access the next available agenda by visiting the website calendar and clicking on the event.

For additional information regarding the Planning and Zoning Commission, contact the City Planner Jonathan Raiche (AICP) at 314-984-5926 or by email:


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 City Clerk Laurie Asche at  Thank you.

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