Sealcoating Regulations Update for St. Louis (2024)

As of March 20, 2024, there haven’t been any major reported changes to local sealcoating regulations in St. Louis. However, it’s always wise to stay up-to-date on any potential updates that might impact your project. Here’s how to ensure you comply with current regulations:

Contact the St. Louis Department of Public Works: This is the primary source for information on permit requirements and regulations related to sealcoating projects in the city. They can be reached at [phone number] or through their website at https://stlouiscountymo.gov/st-louis-county-departments/transportation-and-public-works/.
Check with your local municipality: If you reside outside the city limits of St. Louis, regulations might differ. Contact your local public works department or building department to confirm any permit needs or specific regulations in your area.

General Best Practices

Even in the absence of recent regulatory changes, here are some best practices to follow for your sealcoating project:

Hire a licensed and insured contractor: Ensure the contractor possesses a valid business license and carries proper liability insurance.


Obtain a permit (if required): While not always mandatory, some situations might require a permit. Check with the relevant authorities beforehand to avoid any delays or fines.


Choose eco-friendly materials (when possible): Opt for sealants that comply with local environmental regulations and minimize environmental impact.
Be mindful of weather conditions: Sealcoating projects are best undertaken during dry weather with moderate temperatures.

Next Level Striping can Help!

At Next Level Striping, we stay current on industry standards and best practices. We can connect you with reputable sealcoating contractors in the St. Louis area and answer any questions you might have about your specific project. Contact us today for a free consultation!

Please note: This blog post provides general information and shouldn’t be considered a substitute for official regulations. Always refer to the St. Louis Department of Public Works or your local municipality for the most up-to-date and specific permit requirements.