Code Enforcement Officer

Clayton Smith is the Code Enforcement Officer and has been employed with the City of Des Peres since 2020.  

Role of the Code Enforcement Officer 

 In its Zoning Code Enforcement role, the building department performs many tasks including:
  • Patrol and inspect areas for code violations  
  • Respond to complaints of potential code violations related to occupancy, nuisances, construction, zoning, animals, housing conditions and more
  • Enforce compliance of property maintenance, nuisance and zoning codes when violations are found
  • Conduct building inspections; ensures that all phases of construction, alteration and repair adhere to plans, specifications and compliance with City codes.

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Former Multi-Disciplinary Inspector for the City of Brentwood

Certifications and Memberships:


ASFPM Certified Floodplain Manager
 ICC Certified Residential Plans Examiner
 ICC Certified Residential Building Inspector
 ICC Certified Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector


Member of the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM)
 Member of the International Code Council (ICC)
 Member of the Missouri Association of Building Officials and Inspectors (MABOI)
 Member of the Missouri Association of Code Enforcement (MACE)

To contact Clayton, call 314.835.6136 or send an email

Clayton Smith, Code Enforcement Officer

Clayton Smith