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1. What is Brentwood Bound?
2. What is the timeline for the projects?
3. Who is partnering with the City on Brentwood Bound?
4. How is the project funded?
5. What are Certificates of Participation (COPs)?
6. How will residents be impacted by this plan?
7. How will the Brentwood Bound plan impact safety in the area?
8. What is the Brentwood Bound Citizen Advisory Committee?
9. How can I get involved with the Brentwood Bound Citizen Advisory Committee?

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1. I am interested in buying property in the redevelopment area. Will the City permit me to buy the property?
2. The property I’m interested in buying appears to be needed by the City for its Deer Creek Flood Mitigation Project or the Deer Creek Greenway Connector. Can I still buy it?
3. I understand some of the properties in the redevelopment area have flooding issues. Do you know if the property I want to buy has flooded?
4. Is the property I’m interested in part of the Deer Creek Flood Mitigation Project, the Deer Creek Greenway Connector Project, or the Manchester Road Improvement Project?

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1. I received a notice in the mail saying the City intends to acquire my property or an easement in my property. What are my rights?
2. Can the City or the City’s attorneys give me legal advice?
3. I thought the City was working on the Manchester Road Improvement Project, but I’m being contacted by MoDOT representatives. I don’t understand whose project this is.
4. Why is the City condemning my property for the flood mitigation project and not my neighbor’s property?
5. Which projects are the City doing?
6. What is the timeline for each project?

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1. What is the Deer Creek Greenway Connector?

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1. What is an economic development sales tax?
2. How will businesses in the redevelopment area be impacted?
3. Has the City made a decision on the types of land uses or economic development projects they would like to see in the project area?
4. How much acreage will be available for economic development once the project is complete?
5. How will Brentwood Bound impact local property taxes?

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1. How will this plan reduce flooding in the area?
2. What is floodplain restoration?
3. Could the city raise the land in the flood prone areas instead of doing flood mitigation?
4. Why does this area flood?
5. Where will flooding be eliminated?
6. How will standing water be addressed in the areas that will gather water?
7. How will this project affect municipalities upstream and downstream?
8. Will water and sewage flow into Deer Creek?

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1. What improvements are planned for Manchester Road?
2. How will sidewalks be improved?
3. How will traffic be impacted during construction?
4. Why is there a tunnel planned at Mary Ave.?
5. How is the Mary Ave. tunnel being funded?
6. Will the power lines along Manchester Road be buried?
7. Where will pedestrian crossings be located along Manchester Road?
8. How will water be kept out of the tunnel at Mary Avenue?

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1. What is the development moratorium that the City has approved?
2. What area of Brentwood is subject to the moratorium?
3. Why is there a moratorium?
4. Does this mean I’ll have to stop using my property as I use it currently?

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1. What is Prop. B?
2. What is an economic development sales tax?
3. If approved by voters, how would Prop. B funds be used?
4. How long would the city collect the economic development sales tax?
5. If the proposal is approved how much will is cost an average shopper?
6. How much revenue will be generated from the sales tax?
7. Is there a sunset clause for the sales tax?
8. Do sales tax rates impact where people shop?
9. Who provides the majority of our sales tax revenue?
10. How will Brentwood Bound impact local property taxes?
11. How will the plan be funded if the City does not implement the economic development sales tax?
12. How will Prop. B appear on the ballot?
13. When is the election?
14. How do I register to vote?
15. How can I vote absentee?

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1. Do I have to have an Occupancy Permit to move into the City of Brentwood?
2. Do I need to have an Occupancy Permit if I am a renter?
3. How do I obtain an Occupancy Permit?
4. What does the inspection cost?
5. For how long is the inspection valid?
6. Can I use the occupancy inspection to satisfy the inspection referred to in my purchase offer?
7. When are building permits required?
8. What building codes are in force in Brentwood?
9. When is an electrical permit required?
10. When is a plumbing permit required?
11. When is a mechanical permit required?
12. Is it necessary to have a building permit to replace a roof?
13. I want to change the roof sheathing (plywood) on my roof. Is a permit required?
14. I want to replace a double window with a sliding door. Is it necessary to have a permit for this?
15. I want to add a bedroom in the basement. Is a permit necessary?
16. I want to replace my kitchen sink with a new one. Is a permit required?
17. I want to replace my kitchen cabinets. Does this require a permit?
18. I want to put drain tile in the inside of the basement. Do I need a permit?
19. I want to put up a new fence. Is a permit required?
20. I want to replace my 42" high chain link fence with a new 42" high chain link fence in exactly the same location. Is a permit required?
21. I want to replace my existing 42" chain link fence with a 5' stockade fence. Is a permit required?
22. Is a permit required to replace a brick or concrete patio?
23. What is needed for a building permit?
24. My job is so small that it does not make sense for me to hire an architect and spend $500 in professional fees for a porch that would cost $250 in material. What should I do?
25. How long does it take to get a building permit?
26. Do I need any permits from St. Louis County?

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1. Does the Brentwood Fire Department install and/or check infant and toddler car seats?
2. Does the Brentwood Fire Department install and/or check residential smoke and carbon monoxide detectors? Can I get a free smoke detector from the fire department?
3. How do I dispose of my old or used fire extinguisher?
4. How do I dispose of unused medicine, sharps, epi-pens and other medical syringes?
5. Are fire pits and bonfires allowed within the city limits? Are BBQ grills and fire pits allowed on apartment/condo balconies?

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1. What positions are currently available?
2. What is the hiring process?
3. What type of benefits does the City offer?
4. Where do I send my application and/or resume for a job posting?

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1. What time should I arrive for the first class?
2. Are skates included in the price?
3. What should my child wear?

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1. How do I register for activities?
2. Does the City of Brentwood have facilities available to rent for special occasions?
3. How do I obtain a Proof of Residency Form to be able to get the resident rate at The Heights Community Center?

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1. How far off the property line must I be if I want to build something on my residential lot?
2. Can I put a yard shed in the back yard and is a permit required?
3. My neighbor is building a sundeck and doesn't have a permit. Can he do that?
4. I live on property that abuts commercial ground. Can you make the business put up a fence?
5. How can I find out when the Board is considering zoning issues?

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1. When I call police, what information should I have ready to provide?
2. How do I obtain a copy of an accident report?
3. What is curfew for juveniles?
4. Will police respond if I lock my keys in the car?
5. What should I do if a police officer stops me while I’m driving?
6. Where do I go to pay a traffic citation or a parking ticket?
7. What should I do if involved in a traffic crash?
8. What should I do if I witness the crash?
9. I observe a reckless driver. Can I report him?
10. What should I do if I witness criminal activity or I am a victim of a crime in Brentwood?
11. What can I do to crime-proof my home or business?
12. Who is the Brentwood Police Chief and how many officers does Brentwood have?
13. What is the difference between a police officer and a detective?
14. When should I call 911?
15. How does 911 work?

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1. My sidewalk is raising and sinking and needs to be replaced. Who takes care of that?
2. I have water backing up in the drain in the basement. What should I do?
3. I keep getting a hole in my yard but have never had sewage back up into the basement. Is this a problem?
4. Is it necessary to have a permit to replace my driveway?
5. What kind of driveway may I put in?

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1. What are the local emergency contacts?
2. How do I contact utility companies?
3. Where can I find trash pickup information?
4. Who do I call to report potholes or other severe road conditions?
5. How do I get a child car seat installed?
6. Who do I call to report street light outages?
7. Where can I find the Guide for Residents?
8. Where can I find emergency disaster information?
9. What is the holiday trash pickup schedule?
10. What items are accepted for curbside recycling?
11. Where can I recycle my old electronics
12. Are any animals prohibited in the city?
13. Do I have to license my pets?