Boards and Commissions

The city's boards, commissions and committees provide important citizen input into the governance of our city. Appointments are made to these bodies by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council. For more information, fill out the Board Interest Form or contact the City Clerk's office at (314) 738-2211.

BOARD/COMMISSION

DESCRIPTION 

TERM LENGTH

NUMBER OF VACANCIES

BEAUTIFICATION COMMISSION

Promotes the aesthetics of streets, buildings, and parks of Maryland Heights.

 3 Yrs

 0

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

Hears zoning appeals and decides if variances from the Zoning Code are warranted.

 5 Yrs

 1

BOARD OF BUILDING CODE APPEALS

Hears the cases of residential and commercial parties who want to contradict the city's Building Code. Applicants must be an architect, engineer or involved in the construction industry.

 5 Yrs

 0

CULTURAL ARTS COMMISSION

Promotes the fine arts in Maryland Heights through sponsorship and support of fairs, festivals, concerts, shows and other activities.

 3 Yrs

 0

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

Reviews, discusses, and recommends commercial and industrial activities that are considered beneficial to the community's economic growth.

 6 Yrs

 0

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

Creates equality and eliminates discriminatory policies in housing practices.

 3 Yrs

 1

PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMISSION

Aims to enhance leisure time, facilitate access to recreational facilities, and offer a balanced mixture of social, cultural and educational opportunities to both residents and businesses.

 3 Yrs

 0

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

Recommends how city land should be used. The committee's primary functions are to prepare and adopt a Comprehensive Plan and to review applications for land use and development.

 4 Yrs

 0

STORMWATER ADVISORY COMMISSION

Oversees a series of projects such as erosion, bank stabilization and localized flooding problems.

 3 Yrs

 4

TRAFFIC COMMISSION

Serves as an advisory team to the City Council in matters of traffic regulations, parking restrictions and road sign placement.

 1 Yr

 2