Planning & Development

The Planning & Development Department serves the citizens of Brentwood through traditional planning (both current and long-range) and economic development, as well as zoning administration, code enforcement and building permits. 

The Planning & Development Department is responsible for new construction. as well as, inspecting existing housing to determine code conformance. The department also handles zoning enforcement and land use code enforcement in the city. Building codes are listed in Chapter 500 of the Brentwood City Code. Land use is determined by the regulations covered in Chapter 400 of the Brentwood City Code.


ALL PERMITTING is now done online through the MyGov System


Building Permits

Online Action Center

To Schedule an Inspection (you must have a MyGov Login and Project already set up)

For assistance, please call 314.963.8602.

Check Here To See If A Property Is in Brentwood

For Title Requests/Specials please call the Finance Department 314.963.8604

The City of Brentwood follows these International Code Council (ICC) codes:

International Building Code, 2018
International Residential Building Code, 2018
National Electrical Code, 2017
International Mechanical Code, 2018
International Plumbing Code, 2018
International Existing Building Code, 2018
International Fuel Gas Code, 2018
International Energy Conservation Code, 2018
International Property Maintenance Code, 2018
International Fire Code, 2018

Building Code Ordinance 4899 - October 2019 (PDF)

Stormwater Control and Infill Development Informational Resources

Stormwater Control Best Management Practices (PDF)

Stormwater Plan Review Checklist (PDF)

Stormwater Infill Development Flow Chart (PDF)