Board of Adjustment

Information about the City of St. Louis Board of Adjustment and its responsibilities, meetings, agendas.

The Board of Adjustment is a 5-member panel of citizens, who reside within the City of St. Louis, appointed by the Mayor for 4 year terms.  The Board selects its own chairman who serves for 1 year.  

The Board is required to have:

  • 1 graduate of an accredited school of architecture or licensed architect
  • 1 licensed real estate broker or agent
  • 3 members at large

3 alternative members may be appointed and serve 1 year terms.  The Board acts as administrative law judge and is governed by state law.  The City Counselor represents the Board and its members.


Mona Parsley: Real Estate
TERM EXPIRES - 8/15/18

Joe Klitzing: Architect : Chairman
TERM EXPIRES - 8/15/17

Irene Soll : At Large
TERM EXPIRES - 8/15/20

George Hitt: At Large
TERM EXPIRES - 8/15/17

Carmelo Desemone: At Large
TERM EXPIRES - 8/15/20


John Albert: Alternate

Sallie Burke: Alternate

Denis Beganovic: Alternate


The Board hears appeals for any person aggrieved by any officer, department, board or bureau of the City affected by any decision of the Building Commissioner or the Board of Public Service.  Board of Adjustment decisions are binding by law and may be appealed only to the Circuit Court.

The fee to appeal to the Board of Adjustment can be found on the Fee Schedule within the City of St. Louis Zoning Ordinance.  


The Board of Adjustment meets at 1:30 P.M. each Wednesday at the following address:

1200 Market Street (City Hall)
Room 208 (Second Floor)
St. Louis, MO 63103

The Board may change its meeting time or date, or schedule a special meeting.  These changes are published on this website, in the City Journal, on the physical site, and posted in the Office of the Building Commissioner.  Notification is sent to applicants and City officials.  For more information, contact the Board's Secretary:

Sandy Long
Board of Adjustment Secretary and Administrative Assistant

Meeting Materials

Board of Adjustment Agendas
Current and past agendas for the Board of Adjustment

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