• Barking Dogs - A dog that excessively makes disturbing noises such as barking, howling or whining may be deemed a public nuisance and its owner may be subject to a fine.
  • Leash Law - All dogs must be kept on a leash when off their own property and must have a rabies control tag issued by St. Louis County.
  • Curfew - Minors under the age of 17 are required to observe a curfew of 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and a midnight curfew on Friday and Saturday.
  • False Alarms - A $25 fine may be charged to any residence or business at which a second false alarm occurs within a 12-month period.
  • House Numbers - Every dwelling unit is required to display the building's address numbers near the main entrance to the building so that they are highly visible from the street or road.  The numbers / letters shall be no less than four inches high with a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inches.  They must be in Arabic numerals or alphabet letters.  The numbers / letters must contrast to their background.  Do not paint addresses on the street.  It is highly recommended that your mailbox also have the house number on both sides.
  • License Plate Requirement - The law requires all vehicles parked or operating on any street or roadway, or upon any public property within Maryland Heights, to display two valid license plates.
  • Parking (Blocking Sidewalks and Driveways) - It is unlawful to park a vehicle in such a manner that it impedes or obstructs any sidewalk or driveway.
  • Parking (Mailboxes and Stop Signs) - It is unlawful to park a vehicle within ten feet of a mailbox or stop sign.
  • Handicapped Zones - It is unlawful for anyone to park in a location designated for handicapped parking without the proper placard or license plate issued by the state.
  • Unnecessary Noise - It is unlawful to operate any sound producing or amplifying device that can be heard at a distance of more than 100 feet from the device between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.

 

Last updated: 1/31/2012 2:37:25 PM