© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds and
Vital Records Registrar

Administrative Office
open 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. weekdays

City Hall, Room 126
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103


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Adoption Records
Genealogy and
Historical Research
Birth Records
Business and
Non-Profit Records
Campaign Finance and Election
Cemetery Records
Death Records
French and
Spanish Colonial
Home School Declarations
Land Records
Copies of
Deeds, Liens, Subdivision Plats; Structure History
Marriage Records
License Issuance
and Copies
Orphanage and
Institution Records
Registration and
Licensing Records
and Bottlers Records

Free Recording of
Military Discharge
Wills and
Probate Records



St. Louis City Charter and
Codes (Ordinances)
Affecting Recorder of Deeds


City of St. Louis Charter
Article XIII Board of Public Service
Article XV Finance Department

City of St. Louis
Codes (Ordinances)
Chapter 3 Administration
Chapter 4 Personnel
Chapter 5 Revenue and Finance
Marriage License Fees
Certificates of Value
Chapter 15 Public Peace, Morals,
Welfare - Deeds Law

2010-2011 Compensation Board Bill

2010-2011 City Employee Furlough Days
Administrative Rule

In addition to the St. Louis City Charter and Codes, The City Recorder and Registrar's Recorder of Deeds services are governed by the Revised Statutes of Missouri and its Vital Records Registrar services are governed by Missouri Statutes and Administrative Rules.





St. Louis City Charter
and Ordinance History
U.S. Constitution (1850)
Missouri Constitution (1850)
1809 St. Louis City Charter
1850 St. Louis City Charter
and Ordinances
Proposed 1910
St. Louis City Charter (failed)
1914 St. Louis City Charter
1958 St. Louis Metropolitan
Board of Freeholders
Meeting Photo
St. Louis Area
County Charters
and Ordinances
Charter and Revised Ordinances
of St. Louis County, Missouri
Charter of Jefferson County, Missouri 2.21 MB .pdf
Charter and
Revised Ordinances of
St. Charles County, Missouri
5.47 MB .pdf
Code of Ordinances of
St. Clair County, Illinois