CITY NEWS AND UPDATES
To obtain an Occupancy Permit for the City of Shrewsbury, please click on the link below. After you have filled it out e-mail it to the e-mail address listed on the permit.
Shrewsbury Occupancy Permit
Lenox/Annette - Sewer Work/Road Closures
Please be advised that MSD is currently working on updating the sewer systems below Lenox and Annette Avenues. Portions of these streets have been closed to non-local traffic while they complete the work. Your patience is appreciated. Contact City Hall if you have any questions.
2020 Waste Management Bulk Trash Collection Dates
Please be advised that bulk trash will be collected on the following dates in 2020.
October 19, 2020
Contact City Hall if you have any questions.
Shrewsbury Historical Society
On behalf of the Shrewsbury Historical Society, we are excited to announce the resurgance of the Shrewsbury Historical House Plaque Program.
Applications may be printed from the link below or picked up at City Hall. Houses must be at least 100 years old to eligible for a plaque. For Style 1 Plaque, the applicant must know the year the house was built. For Style 2 Plaque, the applicant must know the year the house was built and who the house was built for. Plaques can be purchased for $156 plus $10 for shipping. Stop by the City Center display cases for samples.
Please contact Beth Parker at 314-647-1003 for any additional questions.
Click here for Plaque Order Form
The City of Shrewsbury has an opening for the Position of Building Commissioner for the Building & Housing Department. Works directly under the supervision of the Director of Administration.
This part-time position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting all plan review and works with the code enforcement officer for the performance of commercial and residential inspections for the City. Performs technical work related to review and interpretation of Shrewsbury Municipal Code, as well as all ICC codes and the enforcement of Building/Housing and Zoning regulations. This position is responsible for issuing City permits.
This part-time position generally requires around 20 hours/week. Compensation is set at $16,000.00/year.
Deer Creek Pump Station at Carr Lane
If you believe you have experienced property damage from the blasting at the Deer Creek Pump Station at Carr Lane, please contact the Department of Administration at the City Center. City staff will direct you to the appropriate channels for remediation.
Customer Service Option for Waste Management (WM) Services
Please call WM Customer Service for any service requests, billing inquires or general questions.
Residents have the option of visiting www.wm.com at their leisure where they can submit online requests 24/7 for activities such as setting up new services, reporting a missed collection or to have a cart delivered or swapped out. While visiting www.wm.com residents may also ‘live chat’ with an agent that will be able to assist them regarding their request.
The convenient online live chat service is available Monday – Friday from 7AM – 5PM CST. If residents would prefer to speak directly to an agent they may contact the WM Customer Service Call Center at 1-800-964-8988, where Customer Service agents are available to answer any questions or requests Monday - Friday from 7AM – 5PM CST.
Shrewsbury has a recycling center located at
7309 Melbourne Ave (Near east end of the
swimming pool parking lot) at the Public
Works Building, recycling center hours are
Monday through Friday 7:00am-
3:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm.
Items to be recycled are as follows:
Glass beverage bottles (all colors)
Aluminum and Tin Cans
Plastic container with the number
“1” or “2” inside the recycle emblem
Newspaper (newsprint only)
Cellular phones and cellular batteries ONLY
Historic Route 66 in Shrewsbury
Fire Dept. Rolls Out STARS Program