Coronavirus (COVID-19) Community Updates
City of Brentwood Updates Related to COVID-19
Updated 7.1.2020 at 9 am
Effective June 1, Brentwood City Hall is open to the public by appointment only. Please call 314.962.4800 to make an appointment. See "Restrictions to Visiting City Facilities" below for guidelines for visitors to City Hall.
The City of Brentwood continues to follow guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), St. Louis County Department of Public Health, and other state and federal authorities to protect the well-being of the public and our employees.
We’ll continue to regularly adjust these measures and update this information as necessary.
We ask Brentwood residents and community members to help us minimize unnecessary public contact during this public health crisis. Please contact the City by phone (314.962.4800) or online through the “Report a Concern” button on the home page of the City’s website, www.brentwoodmo.org. Staff members will respond to phone messages and online requests as quickly as possible.
RESTRICTIONS TO VISITING CITY FACILITIES
Effective June 1, Brentwood City Hall is open to the public by appointment only. Please call 314.962.4800 to make an appointment.
Visitors who need to drop off items for Planning & Development or other departments may place the items in the designated bin inside the main entrance to City Hall (the entrance that faces Brentwood Boulevard).
- Entry by members of the public into City Hall is by appointment only.
- Any member of the public requesting entry to City Hall must fill out the St. Louis County Public Health information sheet and have their temperature taken.
- Anyone symptomatic (per the Public Health form) or with a temperature equal to or greater than 100.4 F (38 C) will be denied entry into City Hall.
- Anyone granted entry into City Hall will be required to wear a mask and will be offered gloves and asked to use hand sanitizer.
- Anyone refusing to adhere to these guidelines will be asked to leave and referred to the Brentwood Police Department.
- Public restroom usage at City Hall is at the user’s own risk.
PUBLIC EVENTS AND MEETINGS
We are suspending our monthly Coffee with the Mayor events until further notice.
Brentwood elected officials and City staff continue to review plans for Board of Aldermen meetings, committee meetings and other public meetings. Meetings will be held in a virtual format until further notice.
Visit the calendar on the City’s website home page for updates.
Effective June 1, Brentwood Fire Department is open to the public by appointment only. Please call 314.963.8612 to make an appointment. See "Restrictions to Visiting City Facilities" above for guidelines for visitors.
The Brentwood Fire Department is suspending the following daily practices until further notice, to ensure the safety of our community as well as ensure the continuity of emergency response personnel:
- Building inspections and pre-planning
- Fire station tours
- Community use of the fire station
- Fire Department participation in community activities at the station or in the community
- CPR and First Aid classes
- Car seat installations
- Smoke detector inspections or battery changes
The Fire Department is following mandates issued by the St. Louis County Executive and best practices from St. Louis County Office of Emergency Management and the Department of Health. Daily updates from these sources help the department develop plans for continuity of service.
If you think you are having a medical emergency, please call 911. The dispatcher will ask you questions about recent travel and your medical history as they gather accurate information to help first responders determine the proper level of care and personal protective equipment needed.
Please direct any non-emergency questions to the Fire Department, 314.963.8612.
PARKS & RECREATION
- Beginning Monday, July 6, Brentwood residents are permitted to use and purchase memberships for the Maplewood Family Aquatic Center. Capacity had previously been limited due to restrictions related to COVID-19.
- June 11: The Parks and Recreation Department has finalized a phased plan for reopening facilities and resuming activities, based on guidelines from St. Louis County Department of Public Health. Please keep in mind that this information is subject to change based on information provided by the St. Louis County Department of Public Health.
- Phased Plan Timeline and Overview (PDF)
- Room Rental Guidelines (PDF)
- Ice Rink Rental Guidelines (PDF)
- Ice Rink Registration Guidelines (PDF)
- General Skating Guidelines (PDF)
- Outdoor Sports, Courts and Park Guidelines (PDF)
Please direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or 314.963.8689.
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
- Visitors who need to drop off items for Planning & Development may place the items in the designated bin inside the main entrance to City Hall (the entrance that faces Brentwood Boulevard).
- Staff will respond to phone messages and requests submitted online through the MyGov system via the "Forms & Permits" link on the home page of the City website
- Code enforcement services may be limited until further notice.
- Permitting procedures, including construction permit review, are continuing. Applications for all building permits, contractor’s registration, business license, etc. are accepted online through the MyGov system via the "Forms & Permits" link on the home page of the City website. For additional instruction on construction applications, please call 314.963.8625 or email email@example.com. For additional instruction on business license applications, please call 314.963.8602 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Building Inspections and Occupancy Inspections will continue to be required. For the safety of occupants and inspectors, we prefer to inspect when the properties are vacant and unoccupied. To discuss details of scheduling an inspection, please contact Steve Muskopf, City Building Official, 314.963.8625.
- Application for Residential Occupancy Permits are accessible online.
- The department is not accepting or issuing Solicitors’ Permits until further notice.
Please direct any questions to Planning & Development, 314.963.8602.
The Brentwood Police Department is suspending participating in community service and community education events and programs until further notice. All other police operations devoted to public safety continue.
The police department is fully staffed and diligently patrolling the city, including all streets and neighborhoods and all Brentwood parks.
The department has altered some patrol initiatives, including limiting contact with people as the CDC and health officials have required. This means minor offenses such as warrants for traffic tickets are being put on hold until the courts resume normal operation. Officers are responding to all other offenses, especially crime in progress, in the normal manner.
The department is in constant contact with St. Louis County health officials, the State Emergency Management Agency and the Governor’s Office, to stay well informed on the latest developments of this pandemic and best practices as they evolve. Additionally, St. Louis area police departments have entered an agreement that assures continuity of police services in the event officers are forced into treatment or isolation.
In an emergency, please call 911 as always. In a non-emergency situation that may require a police officer, please call the non-emergency number, 314.644.7100.
POLICE DEPARTMENT: MEDICATION DISPOSAL
Medication disposal services at the Brentwood Police Department have been suspended until further notice.
See instructions for disposing unwanted medicines at home.
POLICE DEPARTMENT: POLICE REPORT REQUESTS
- To request a copy of a police report, call the Records Clerk at 314.963.8691. Reports will be processed when they become available.
- Reports may be sent via email or mail and will include an invoice for $6 for non-Brentwood residents. Payment by check or money order (payable to City of Brentwood) will be due upon receipt.
- We are not accepting in-person requests until further notice.
- The Public Works Department will continue to provide its core services: trash, recycling and yard waste collections; weekly household bulk item collections per Ward; recycling receptacle deliveries; sign and roadway maintenance services as well as weekly household collections per ward; municipal building and fleet maintenance; and assistance with qualified Sewer Lateral Program tasks.
- Please continue to report any missed sanitation collections, street light outages, roadway repair inquiries and other issues online through the “Report a Concern” button on the home page of the City’s website, www.brentwoodmo.org.
BRENTWOOD MUNICIPAL DIVISION COURT
Effective June 1, Brentwood City Hall and the Violations Bureau office is open to the public by appointment only. Please call 314.962.4800 to make an appointment. See "Restrictions to Visiting City Facilities" above for guidelines for visitors to City Hall.
The court dockets of March 23, April 13, April 27, May 11, June 8, June 22 and July 13 have been postponed. A new court date summons will be mailed in the future to the address we have on file. Should you have any questions or concerns, please call the court office at 314.963.8623, during regular office hours of 8:30 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday; or contact staff by email at: email@example.com
For warrant and bond information after hours, please call the Brentwood Police Department, 314.645.3000. If you are an attorney, all court filings are being accepted by e-filing, mail, or fax. If you are an attorney and requesting a warrant recall for your client, please file accordingly but also email the court administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org for prompt attention to your request. Please visit our web pages for the latest court updates.
If your address is not up to date with the Court, please call or email the court as soon as possible.
Payment of fines and costs are still being accepted online or by mail. To pay by phone, please leave a message and staff will return your call as soon as possible.
BRENTWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Brentwood Public Library will be closed from March 17 until further notice. All in-person library programs are canceled until further notice.
Beginning June 3, the library will offer curbside service between 2 pm and 6 pm Monday through Friday. Patrons are to park and then call; library staff will place items in the trunk or on a passenger-less seat in the car. Patrons who walk to the library will be able to pick up their items from a table in the front of the library. Find details on the Brentwood Public Library website.
To stay up to date on the local response to COVID-19, please visit www.stlcorona.com.