Code Administrator & Enforcement

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The Code Administrator Office is staffed by Lyle Thomas. Lyle can be reached at City Hall, 573-265-7013 ext. 200, Codes Office. Please call ahead if you plan a visit since he may be checking Code Compliance or nuisance violations around the community.


The duties of the Code Administrator 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 City of Saint James has prepared a Permit Application to assist requestors in obtaining the appropriate permit for their needs. Please select the below link to load a printable PDF File of an application.


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Additionally, Lyle 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.