City of Frontenac, Missouri

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Building & Planning


To provide for the protection of public health, safety and welfare in a courteous and professional manner by performing zoning andBuilding Commissioner, John Morgan building plan reviews, issuing permits, and performing inspections of new construction and existing building sites to ensure compliance with all codes and property maintenance requirements in order to maintain the high standard of living and quality of life for the residents and visitors of the City of Frontenac.


  • Protect the public health, safety, welfare and property
  • Promote public awareness and understanding of the department
  • Provide planning and zoning and building permit reviews in a timely manner
  • Maintain up to date building codes Improve storm water runoff from redeveloped property
  • Preserve the character of Frontenac’s buildings

John Morgan - Building Commissioner and Zoning Administrator

Mr. Morgan has been working in municipal building and zoning enforcement since 1985 and has served as Frontenac Building Commissioner and Zoning Administrator since 2009.  Prior to this he was a quality assurance and construction engineer on three nuclear construction projects (Callaway Project in Fulton Missouri, Handford 2 and Fast Flux Test Facility, both in Washington State) and also constructed homes in Washington.  Mr. Morgan is a Master Code Professional, the highest certification from the International Code Council which requires passing over 20 two-hour tests.  He is also a Certified Flood Plain Manager by the Association of State Flood Plain Managers.  For his contributions to public safety code enforcement, Mr. Morgan received the Stoppleman Award from the Missouri Association of Building Officials and Inspectors, one of only 15 who have received the award since its inception in 1985.  


Jon Jespersen - Building Inspector and Plan Reviewer
Shari Cooper - Administrative Clerk

Phone Number: (314) 994-3200
Fax Number: (314) 994-3203

The City of Frontenac has adopted the 2015 International Building Code, Residential Code, Swimming Pool and Spa Code, Energy Conservation Code, Property Maintenance Code and Existing Building Code (Ord. 2016-1788)  as amended and a new fee schedule.

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10555 Clayton Rd
Frontenac, MO 63131
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