ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — St. Louis County Executive Sam Page taking a few steps to make sure county residents don't have any unnecessary hurdles when it comes to flood recovery.
In a press release, Page announced he would be waiving permit fees related to flood recovery work. Additionally, the county will be registering contractors able to perform flood recovery work to protect residents from scammers.
Page said fees could amount to hundreds of dollars, which can make a big difference when recovering from the flooding seen in St. Louis County. St. Louis County requires permits for labor including drywall replacement, furnace and water heater repair and replacement, electrical repair and replacement and window replacement.
For contractors, the registration process will require contractors to give the county their name, driver's license number, Social Security or tax identification number and other verifiable and traceable data. After registering, contractors will be allowed to perform building and structural work involved in flood recovery.
You can get a list of registered contractors by calling the St. Louis County Division of Code Enforcement at 314-615-5184.
Contractors can register at the following locations:
- St. Louis County Government Center - West: 74 Clarkson Wilson Center, Chesterfield, MO 63017 — Phone: (314) 615-0902
- St. Louis County Public Works: 4554 Lemay Ferry Road (at Keller Plaza), St. Louis, MO 63129 — Phone: (314) 615-4076
- St Louis County Government Center: 715 Northwest Plaza Drive (at Northwest Crossing), St. Ann, MO 63074 — Phone: (314) 615-7304
- Clayton Administrative Building (Lawrence K. Roos Building): 41 S. Central Avenue, 6th floor, Clayton, MO 63105 — Phone: (314) 615-5184