COVID-19 City Cancellations

Updated as of 4/1/20, 1:30 PM


The health, wellness, and safety of our residents and surrounding communities is the City of Manchester’s first and foremost priority. In accordance with the Executive Order issued and amended by St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page, the City of Manchester is cancelling any and all programming, classes, and events occurring before April 30th, 2020. 

Cancelled City Meetings/Events

  • Board of Alderman meeting - April 6th
  • Small Business Gathering - April 9th
  • Board of Adjustment meeting - April 9th
  • Planning and Zoning Commission - April 13th
  • Conversations with the Mayor - May 20th

Cancelled Parks, Recreation, & Arts Events

  • All classes occurring through April 30th
  • All programs occurring through April 30th
  • All fitness classes occurring through April 30th
  • All facility rentals occurring through April 30th
  • All L.O.A.P. (Lafayette Older Adults Program) events and outings through April 30th
  • Staying Home Alone class - March 18th
  • Adult Egg Hunt - April 3rd
  • Mandala Themed Canvas Paint Night - April 7th
  • Flashlight Egg Hunt - April 8th
  • Free Tennis Clinic - April 11th
  • Spring Tennis session
  • Mindful Living - April 14th
  • Free Pickleball Clinic - April 16th
  • Spring Pickleball session
  • AARP Safe Driving class - April 21st
  • Upcycled Paper Flowers Class - April 21st
  • Mugs & Muffins - April 22nd
  • Stargazing Night - April 30th

Cancelled Police Department Events

  • Battle of the Badges Blood Drive - April 16th (Postponed until further notice)
  • Prescription Drug Take Back - April 25th (Postponed until further notice)

Municipal Court

In the interest of public health and safety, the Manchester Municipal Court has suspended all in-person court proceedings through April 17th, 2020, as per the Order of the Court. 

Effective Monday, March 23rd and until further notice, the Municipal Court window will be closed to the public in an attempt to minimize the risk to the public, as well as our employees. The Court Office will not be accepting physical documentation or payments in-person at its office. If you need to pay a fine, please visit our online payment portal at www.courts.mo.gov. For all other court-related issues, please contact our court office at 636-207-2832 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.

If you are currently scheduled for court on Wednesday, April 1st, please be advised that your case is being continued to Tuesday, May 12th.  If you are currently scheduled for court on Wednesday, April 15th, your case is being continued to Wednesday, May 27th.  A notice will be mailed to you with your new court date and time.

City Facilities

City Hall - Manchester City Hall closed to the public on Tuesday, March 24th. These closures will remain in effect until further notice.
The City will continue to conduct business and offer its core services while buildings are closed to the public. You may reach us by phone at 636-227-1385.  

Parks - Following similar action by St. Louis County, all Manchester playgrounds are closed until April 3rd. Our parks, trails, & fields will remain open. Access to the main Parks building will be closed to visitors as of Monday, March 23,  as a preventive measure.

Public Works - Access to the main Public Works building will be closed to visitors as of Monday, March 23,  as a preventive measure.

Municipal Court -  In the interest of public health and safety, the Manchester Municipal Court has suspended all in-person court proceedings through April 17th, 2020, as per the Order of the Court. 

Effective Monday, March 23rd and until further notice, the Municipal Court window will be closed to the public in an attempt to minimize the risk to the public, as well as our employees. The Court Office will not be accepting physical documentation or payments in-person at its office. If you need to pay a fine, please visit our online payment portal at www.courts.mo.gov. For all other court-related issues, please contact our court office at 636-207-2832 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Yard Waste Collection

Effective Monday, March 30th and until further notice:

  • Bulk waste programs are suspended until further notice. If you have a bulk item scheduled for pickup on or after 3/30, it has been cancelled. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE BULK WASTE AT THE CURB.
  • The curbside yard waste program is suspended until further notice. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YARD WASTE AT THE CURB. It can be stored on your property as per the City’s trash regulations or beginning Tuesday (March 31st), residents may bring their contained yard waste material, in normal yard waste bags, to the dumpsters located on the Schroeder City Park (359 Old Meramec Station Road) lower parking lot during normal park hours.
  • Regular household trash disposal must be contained within a cart, can, or trash bag.
  • Continue to place your trash containers and/or bags curbside on your collection day.
Permit Review

Applications that include plans up to 11” x 17” or smaller may be submitted electronically to cmullins@manchestermo.gov, by mail, or by the City’s drop box located next to the front door at City Hall. Applications submitted electronically will receive approval electronically and applicant will be responsible for printing 4 copies to submit to St. Louis County.

Applications that include plans that are larger than 11” x 17” will need to be submitted and returned by mail or in-person by appointment. All plans returned by mail will need to include a pre-paid self-addressed envelope.

Occupancy Inspections

Single-Family Occupancy Inspections will be limited to exterior inspections until May 1, 2020. The associated fee will be $75.00 and the new occupant(s) will be expected to submit an application for an Occupancy Permit. An interior inspection will not be required until next change of owner/occupant. Inspector shall have discretion to determine if the condition of the exterior of the property warrants an inspection of the interior.

Commercial Occupancy inspections will be consistent with St. Louis County’s current policies and/or any changes implemented and should be scheduled thru St. Louis County after receiving zoning approval from the City.

Applications may be submitted electronically to cmullins@manchestermo.gov, by mail, in-person or via the City’s drop box located next to the front door at City Hall. Associated fees can be paid by credit card over the phone, mailed check, check submitted via the City’s drop box.

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement will continue to conduct exterior Property Maintenance inspections but will only conduct interior inspections for emergency situations. Abatement periods for Property Maintenance Violations may be circumstantially extended. The City will work with residents as much as possible, but it is important that we continue to keep Manchester a great place to live, work, and play through these challenging times.

April Elections

On Wednesday, March 18th, Governor Mike Parson signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 and ordered that all Missouri municipal elections previously scheduled for April 7, 2020, be postponed to June 2, 2020.


Resources

Manchester, Missouri | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

St. Louis County | COVID-19 & Coronavirus

CDC | Coronavirus (COVID-19)