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 Municipal Code. Land use is determined by the regulations covered in Chapter 400 of the Brentwood Municipal Code.

Businesses and Zoning 

Please call or email to confirm your business is allowed per zoning requirements.


Construction fees are $7 per $1000.

Occupancy fees are $45 for the inspection and $25 for the issued permit.

Full Fee Schedule implemented July 1, 2023.


All permitting is done online through the MyGov System

Occupancy Permits

Building Permits You must be registered as a contractor prior to applying for a building permit.

How to Schedule an Inspection (PDF) (after you've set up a MyGov login and project)

City Hall is open Monday through Friday 8am-5pm.

Inspection times are Monday through Friday:

9 am11:30 am
9:30 am1 pm
10 am1:30 pm
10:30 am2 pm
11:00 am2:30 pm

For assistance, please call 314.963.8602.

See if a property is in Brentwood.

For Title Requests/Specials & Business License inquiries, 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)

Stormwater Management Plan (PDF)

Floodplain Development Application

  1. Planning & Development

    Physical Address
    2348 S. Brentwood Blvd.
    Brentwood, MO 63144

  2. Whitney Kelly

    Director of Planning and Development

  3. John Benisch

    Chief Building Official

  4. Jessica Stutte

    Planning & Permit Technician

  5. Chris Bruss

    Senior Multi-Disciplinary Inspector

  6. Corey Reed

    Multi-Disciplinary Inspector

  7. Jeff Schneider

    Code Enforcement Officer