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Neighborhood Beautification Program
The St. Ann Beautification Committee was formed to work with the community to establish a positive trend toward the improvement of residential and commercial property values.
An award program was established to recognize those residents who faithfully keep their property in great condition and those who have upgraded their property by correcting previous problems. Two properties from each Ward are selected as the winners each year.
A post card acknowledgement system was started to recognize homeowners who have displayed hard work and dedication in the maintenance and upkeep of their property. The list is also used the next year in helping to select the new Award Winners from each Ward.
A new program, Continuous Excellence Award, was initiated in 2016. This award is given to one resident from each ward who is a past award winner and has maintained their property continually for three years or longer. Overall maintenance and curb appeal are two of the standards in considering a property for the award.
To assist residents in finding resources.
Click the links below for more information and to see if you qualify.
Community Action Agency of St. Louis County
St. Louis County Home Improvement Program
The following are the most common ordinance violations.
● Construction without having obtained proper permits.
● Not having appropriate occupancy permit.
● Grass or weeds in excess of 8" in height.
● Parking of unlicensed, improperly licensed or derelict vehicles on private or public property.
● Minimum standard violations or inadequate property maintenance.
● Installation of sheds, fences, pools, decks, porches, or other structures without proper permits.
● Improper storage of firewood.
● Outside storage of equipment, material, appliances, or parts prohibited by zoning ordinance.
● Improper storage of trash containers or trash accumulation. No trash service.
● Home occupations or business without license.
● Parking of vehicles on unpaved surfaces.
● Improper yard signs.
● Violations of the zoning ordinance.
● Commercial vehicles or vehicles licensed at 24,000 lb. or more parked in residential district.
● Adverse water drainage onto adjoining property.
General Rule: A building permit is required any time a building is erected; enlarged; repaired; improved; converted; reconstructed; altered; moved; removed; demolished.