Planning and Urban Design Agency
Planning for the future of the City of St. Louis through effective measures of planning, design review, construction plan approval, code compliance, and housing assistance.
Planning & Urban Design Agency
What we do
Along with long range planning, the Planning and Urban Design Agency has several regulatory functions. These include serving as staff for the Planning Commission and Preservation Board about specific projects and agenda actions.
Additionally, PDA staff develops and maintains many useful tools for planning and research. These include GeoStLouis, an online mapping tool primarily suited for researching property snapshots; Historic District maps and designations; and the Strategic Land Use Plan of the St. Louis Comprehensive Plan.
Working with other Federal and State agencies, PDA has developed tools for analysis of current Census data and Economic Indicators. The agency has developed a series of downloadable maps available for free to the public.
Sustainability is important to the City, and the Planning and Urban Design Agency has developed a number of initiatives to encourage bicycle paths, urban trails, and other design concepts.
The vision of the Planning and Urban Design Agency (PDA) is to take a leadership role in creating opportunities for the City of St. Louis to continue to grow and sustain our diverse community that gives St. Louis its unique character.
The mission of PDA is to focus on planning for the future of the City of St. Louis through effective measures of planning, design review, construction plan approval, code compliance, and housing assistance.
"The (preparation) (funding) of this project report, map, document, etc., (is) (was) financed (in part) (wholly) through a grant from
the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Community Development Administration under the provision of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974."
News, Announcements and Notices
New Programmatic Agreement Pending
Comments are solicited from interested parties concerning a new PA for the City to perform Section 106 for HUD-funded projects.
Press release | Cultural Resources Office | 12/11/2019
Pocacito - Carbon Neutral Climate Dialogue
| Planning & Urban Design Agency | 09/23/2019
Proposed Tower Grove East Historic District
There will be a public hearing at the Board of Alderman to consider a proposed historic district on January 23, 2019.
News/Announcement | Cultural Resources Office | 01/08/2019
Public Notice: Proposed Amendment 18 of Strategic Land Use Plan
Proposed Amendment 18 of the Strategic Land Use Plan of the St Louis Comprehensive Plan will be considered at the Jan. 7, 2019 Planning Commission mtg
News/Announcement | Planning & Urban Design Agency | 12/17/2018
On the Map: Jefferson Bank and Trust
This edition of On the Map focuses on the Jefferson Bank and Trust, the site of a pivotal protest in the St. Louis civil rights movement
News/Announcement | Office of the Mayor,Planning & Urban Design Agency | 11/19/2018
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More Contact Info
Fax: (314) 613-7014
8 AM to 5 PM, Mon - Fri
1520 Market St , Suite 2000
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
SE corner of Market and 15th Street
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