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 with the most recent COVID-19 updates from the City of Kirkwood HERE.

Code of Ordinances

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The Code of Ordinances contain the laws for the City of Kirkwood. Find the complete Code of Ordinances here.  

New Laws:  Are you looking for an ordinance that was recently passed?  Adopted legislation that has not yet been incorporated into the Code can be found here.

If you don't find the information you need, or if you have a question about the Code of Ordinances, contact the City Clerk's office:

Building Code

The City's Zoning Code can be found under Appendix A.

2009 International Residential Code

Amendments to the:  International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Buildings

2009 International Building Code
Amendments to the:  International Building Code

2009 International Mechanical Code
Amendments to the:  International Mechanical Code

2009 International Plumbing Code
Amendments to the:  International Plumbing Code

2008 National Electrical Code

2009 International Fire Code
Amendments to the:  International Fire Code

2009 Fuel Gas Code
Amendments to the:  Fuel Gas Code

2008 St. Louis County Electrical Code (except one- and two-family dwellings)

St. Louis County Mechanical Code for Elevators and Amusement Rides

2009 International Property Maintenance Code

Amendments to the:  International Property Maintenance Code

Krkwood City Council adopted updated codes on April 21, 2011. New building codes from 2015 will be posted here soon. Please call the Building Commissioner's Office, at 314-822-5814, for further information regarding the modifications made to these codes.