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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 20.46 Permits for Use

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Chapter 20.46
Permits for Use

Sections:

20.46.010 Imposition and collection of permit fees--Exemptions.
20.46.020 Exemptions.
20.46.030 Penalty for no permit.

20.46.010 Imposition and collection of permit fees--Exemptions.

The Director of Streets is hereby authorized and directed to impose and collect the following permit fees:

A. For each transportation of equipment permit: twenty-five dollars ($25.00).

B. For each parking exempting permit: twenty dollars ($20.00) per day per 25 feet where no parking meters exist. Where parking meters exist: twenty dollars ($20.00) per day.

C. Street, sidewalk or alley blocking permit.

1. Nonresidential Areas. For each street, curb lane only, sidewalk, or alley blocking permit in a nonresidential area the fee shall be twenty dollars ($20.00) per day per block. The permit fee shall be thirty dollars ($30.00) per day, per block, for each additional street lane in a nonresidential area. Alleys shall not be blocked on trash pickup days.

2. Residential Areas. For each street, sidewalk, or alley blocking permit in a residential area the fee shall be ten dollars ($10.00), per parcel, per week unless the blocking permit is for a commercial dumpster and then the fee shall be twenty dollars ($20.00) per week. Alleys shall not be blocked on trash pickup days.

3. Blocking permits for a storage container shall be issued for one week only and may obtain a maximum of one additional week extension. The permit fee shall be twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per week for the storage container blocking permit.

4. No charge is necessary under this subsection if a minimum passage of four (4) feet is allowed and does not impede pedestrian traffic or pedestrian friendly scaffolding is used. It shall be the discretion of the Director of Streets to make the determination of whether a development is residential or nonresidential. However, a project consisting of a commercial and residential mix or a building of four (4) or more units shall be considered nonresidential for this subsection.

D. For each parade permit: one hundred dollars ($100.00); except for parades in residential areas.

E. For each driveway construction permit the fee shall be one hundred dollars ($100.00) per driveway per commercial driveway; fifty dollars ($50.00) per residential driveway. For each driveway reconstruction permit, the fee shall be fifty dollars ($50.00) per commercial driveway; twenty-five dollars per residential driveway.

F. For each sidewalk construction permit in residential zoning areas: twenty-five dollars ($25.00).

G. For all other sidewalk construction permits (other than residential zoning areas): fifty dollars ($50.00).
(Ord. No. 68604, 18, 3-16-2010.)

20.46.020 Exemptions.

Nonprofit, charitable or philanthropic organizations shall not be required to pay for fees for parade, festival and parking permits. The blocking of any streets or alleys where vacations are pending shall be without fee.
(Ord. No. 68604, 18, 3-16-2010.)

20.46.030 Penalty for no permit.

In case any work for which a permit is required by this title is started or proceeded with prior to obtaining said permit, the total normal fees applicable shall be doubled for the first offense and tripled for the second offense, but the doubling and tripling of the fees shall not exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each offense. The payment of said doubled or tripled fee shall not relieve any persons or entity from fully complying with the requirements of this title for performance or execution of the work, nor from other penalties prescribed by law. If a person and or entity fails to obtain a permit as required by this title more than two times, then the penalty shall be five hundred dollars per day and each day that work is performed without a permit shall constitute a separate offense.
(Ord. No. 68604, 18, 3-16-2010.)

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