Services and Information

Departments and Agencies

  • Air Pollution Control
    Air Pollution Control provides permitting approval for asbestos abatement, demolition, and occupancy. Inspectors also provide site monitoring and enforcement required by the City ordinance.
  • Forestry Division
    Report tree problems and high weed and grass, tree inventory, compost, ash borer information,
  • Office of Building Performance
    The Office of Building Performance (OBP) oversees Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) and their implementation, compliance, and enforcement.

Online Applications and Forms

  • Milkweeds for Monarchs Butterfly Map
    This map displays registered Milkweeds for Monarchs gardens throughout the City of St. Louis. Although the original goal to create 250 monarch gardens in the City has been surpassed, the City continues to encourage the creation of pollinator habitat with the establishment of monarch gardens.

Downloadable Forms

Laws, Bills, and Policies

Plans and Reports

Maps and GIS

  • Emerald Ash Borer Information Network
    Learn more about the emerald ash borer and the multinational effort to compile the latest information about the infestation.
  • Forestry ReLeaf of Missouri
    Learn about how Forest ReLeaf of Missouri is planting trees and enriching communities statewide.
  • KMOV: Thousands of ash trees in St. Louis to be cut down.
    The St. Louis Forestry Division wants residents to know how Emerald Ash Borer is impacting Ash trees all over the City of St. Louis. See this news report by KMOV and a few words from Skip Kincaid, St. Louis Commissioner of Forestry explain.
  • Learn about Monarchs
    Facts about Monarch Butterflies
  • Show MO Trees
    The forestry division has identified and mapped all trees in the city of St. Louis. Use the search tool to look up your trees, find out what trees are in your neighborhood, or review the ecological and financial benefits of trees.
  • St. Louis City Benchmarking Reporting Website
    Privately owned buildings and municipal buildings in St. Louis that are 50,000 square feet or more are required to be benchmarked, and submit reporting for the first compliance deadline by May 1, annually

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