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

Contact Us

  • City Planner Jonathan Raiche, AICP: 314-984-5926
  • Assistant City Planner Amy Lowry, AICP: 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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