COVID-19 & Our City
COVID-19 is affecting communities all over the country. Manchester is no different.
Check in frequently to see how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the City of Manchester's day-to-day operations, including department updates, facility closures, and more.
City Hall - Updated 12/8/2020
Due to recent COVID-19 exposures within City staff, Manchester City Hall will be closed to both visitors and employees effective immediately today, December 8, 2020. City Hall will reopen and resume business as usual on Monday, December 14.
City Hall staff will be working remotely during this closure. To conduct business with the City, please email or leave a voicemail for the parties you are attempting to contact. City Hall staff will make every attempt to assist you during this time.
The health and wellbeing of our employees, visitors, and community members is of the utmost importance to the City of Manchester – therefore, the decision to close was made with the best intentions of all in mind. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to navigate the difficult waters of this year.
Parks, Recreation, & Arts
Access to the main Parks building reopened on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. All parks playgrounds reopened in the month of November.
Access to the main Public Works building reopened on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
Building is closed for public tours. No public fingerprinting (pre-employment, background checks, etc.) will be done until the building is fully open.
Applications that include plans up to 11” x 17” or smaller may be submitted electronically to email@example.com, by mail, or 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, by mail, or in-person at City Hall. Associated fees can be paid by credit card over the phone, mailed check, or check, cash or card at City Hall.
Code Enforcement will continue to conduct Property Maintenance. 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.