City Hall Access Limited. Community Center Closed. 

City facilities other than City Hall will remain closed to the public. Residents interested in purchasing yard waste bags or tags can click HERE for information on retail establishments where they can be purchased. Contractor grade black trash bags in bulk can be purchased at most home improvement stores.


Amtrak service has not been suspended, however all Amtrak passengers will be required to wear a mask (and provide their own when doing so).


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Planning and Zoning

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Development Code Update Project

(Kirkwood by Design)

The City is currently in the process of reviewing and updating our various development codes.  This includes our zoning, subdivision, architectural review, and sign codes.  For more information about this project, please visit the project-specific website at

If you missed the public presentation on December 12th, please feel free to click on the links below.  These links will bring you to YouTube videos that contain the visual presentation synced with the audio from the presentation.  Due to the size of the files, the presentation was divided into 6 parts.

Part 1 - Introduction

Part 2 - Side setbacks, B-2 building height

Part 3 - FAR, lot coverage, Architectural Review Board

Part 4 - Principal and accessory uses

Part 5- Other topics

Part 6 - Question & Answer

Contact Us

  • Director of Planning & Development Services, Jonathan Raiche, AICP: or 314-984-5926
  • Planner II, Amy Lowry, AICP: or 314-822-5815
  • The Planning and Zoning office is located at Kirkwood City Hall, 139 S. Kirkwood Road, on the lower level


The Planning and Zoning Division of the Public Services Department reviews new development in the City of Kirkwood, including:

  • Ensuring new development and redevelopment are in compliance with the City's Code
  • Working with land owners on subdivision matters
  • Working with residents, developers, and business owners on permitting
  • Providing long-range planning services such as updates to the Comprehensive Plan that look to the future
  • Supporting the Planning and Zoning Commission

Zoning Map

Access the City's Zoning Map on this page of our website

Looking for Development Opportunities?

Click here for the Kirkwood Road & Big Bend sub-area Market Analysis Flyer.  The flyer includes some market data for the area on the north side of the intersection of Kirkwood Road & Big Bend Boulevard.  For the complete findings of the commercial market analysis, go to the Long Range Planning webpage.

Forms and Applications for Developers

Kirkwood Development Regulations

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