Code Enforcement

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The duties of the Code Official include assisting citizens, businesses, contractors and local government offices and agencies, to stay in compliance with City Codes. This includes various permits to include Building, Fence, Signs and Special Use Permits.


The Code Enforcement Office is staffed by Nathan Browne. Nathan can be reached at City Hall, 573-265-7013 ext. 130, Codes Office or at Please call ahead if you plan a visit since he may be checking Code Compliance or nuisance violations around the community.You can find printable building, fence, and other permit applications here PERMIT APPLICATIONS


Additionally, the Code Official provides information regarding Zoning, Property and Subdivision Planning Approval and Nuisances. Anyone needing additional information regarding these City Code topics are encouraged to view the City Codes & Ordinances here.