Board Bill Number 199 In Session 2023-2024

Regulating the Commercial Use of Private Drones


An ordinance adding to Chapter 15 of the City of St. Louis Revised Code of Ordinances, a new subsection, Chapter 15.190, to regulate the commercial use of drones and impose community-based safety regulations and restrictions on the operation of drones and other UAs that do not preempt federal aviation rules or state law; including a severability clause and emergency clause.


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Session: 2023-2024

Introduced: 01/12/2024

Primary Sponsors: Alisha Sonnier

Latest Activity: Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

Ordinance: 71813 effective 03/26/2024

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 01/12/2024

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (119.85 KB PDF).

  • 01/12/2024

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Public Safety Committee.

  • 02/15/2024

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was held in committee during the Public Safety Committee hearing.

  • 02/22/2024

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Public Safety Committee hearing.

    The bill text was changed:

  • 02/23/2024

    Second Reading

  • 03/01/2024


    The bill was passed.

  • 03/08/2024


    The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.

  • 03/08/2024

    Third Reading

    The bill was passed.

  • 03/08/2024

    Delivered to Mayor

  • 03/26/2024

    Mayor Returns Bill

    The bill was approved.

  • 03/26/2024

    Delivered to Register

  • 03/28/2024

    Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

    Register returns ordinance number 71813. Effective date is 03/26/2024

Supporting Materials

These materials are not a part of the legislation. They may be presented by the sponsor, other Board members, special guest speakers or others to help further explain the proposal, provide other evidence, give additional information and/or alternative ideas or opinions.

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Proposed Committee Substitute for Board Bill Number 199. Please note that the substitute being proposed may change, be adopted or not be adopted. BB199CS Example 2.pdf 165.27 KB


03/08/2024 Vote Results

Aye Votes 15
No Votes 0
Final Passage Vote

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Ordinance Number: 71813

Effective Date: 03/26/2024

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