Street Department

Street Department functions including those of Streets, Refuse, Traffic and Towing divisions as well as permits issued by the Director's office.

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Todd Waelterman, Director

The City of St. Louis Street Department manages right-of-way issues such as issuing street permits, street paving, snow removal, sidewalk inspections and repair, traffic control, street lighting, trash/recycling collection and towing disabled vehicles.  


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Blocking Right of Way Permits
Blocking Right of Way Permits are required for any activity that will block any portion of the public right of way (i.e.: street or sidewalk)

Bulky Pick-up and B.O.A.T (Batteries-Oil-Appliances-Tires) Items Disposal
Instructions and services for pick up and collections for large/bulky Items, batteries, appliances, oil Appliances, tires

Check Status of Street Permit Application
Check status of street permit applications such as blocking, block party, special event, parade, run, excavation, or overdimensional vehicle.

Resident Dumping
City Residents dumping guidelines; dumping locations; hours and what the City will accept - Refuse-Bulk-Yard Waste and will not accept.

Street Permit Application
Apply for Street permits such as blockings, excavations, sidewalks, driveways, or overdimensional vehicle transports.

Trash Pick-up Holiday and Winter Schedule
Trash Pick-up Holiday and Winter Schedule


The Road Crew- Live Chat Wednesdays at 1 pm hosted by the Post-Dispatch

Great Rivers Greenway 

Bike St. Louis

MODOT - St. Louis Region

Get Around STL


Permits and Inspections
Refuse Division
Streets and Traffic Divisions
Towing Division


Getting Around Arch Grounds During Construction
CityArchRiver2015 provides advice/maps

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility Now Open
Learn how you can dispose of HHW for free at 

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Contact Information

Phone: (314) 647-3111

Monday thru Friday, 8:00 - 4:30

1900 Hampton
St. Louis, Missouri 63139

Turn East at the signal immediately North of I-44. Follow the road through 1900 Hampton gate at the bottom of the hill. Turn left at the flag pole, follow the signs to Street Dept - Permit Office.

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