The purpose of the Landmarks Board is to:
- review and approve or deny architectural features of proposed new buildings or additions to existing buildings in the following historic districts:
- South Main Preservation Distric
- Historic Downtown District
- Frenchtown Historic Preservation District
- The Commons
- make recommendations on establishing new historic districts
- make recommendations on designating individual buildings as historic landmarks
The Landmarks Board meets on the third Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. on the fourth floor of City Hall.
The application deadline to bring an item before the Landmarks Board is typically one month in advance for projects and three weeks in advance for signs. Please contact the Community Development office for specific dates and deadlines.
Each member must be a resident of the City of St. Charles or own a business or real property with a historic district. Each of the following groups shall have at least one member on the board: South Main Preservation Society, Historic Downtown Association, Frenchtown Community Corporation, Midtown Community Association and St. Charles Commons Neighborhood Association. Not more than two members from any single recognized neighborhood review group shall serve on the Landmarks Board at one time. One of the other three members shall be a practicing architect.
Current members of the Landmarks Board are:
- Steven Martin, Chairperson
- Christine Berry
- John Hanneke
- Gene Wood
- Tom Kuypers
- JoAnn Gresso
- Arthur Day
- Mickie Beucke
- Denise Mitchell
- Tom Besselman, Council Liaison
- Jerry Reese, Alternate Council Liaison
- Brenda Rubach, Staff Liaison, Community Development
Department of Community Development
200 N. Second Street
Third Floor, Room 303
St. Charles, MO 63301
Ph: (636) 949-3222
Fax: (636) 949-3557
Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.