City of Woodson Terrace Missouri

Proper Address Requirements

A note from the City of Woodson Terrace Code Enforcement Officer.

It has been noticed that several homes within the city have incorrect or missing premise identification (address numbers). Easily legible numbers are essential for rapid response of emergency personnel and are required by local building codes.  The following are the building code requirements for premise identification numbers within Saint Louis County and the City of Woodson Terrace.

[F] 304.3 Premises identification. Buildings shall have approved address numbers placed in a position to be plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property. These numbers shall contrast with their background. Address numbers shall be Arabic numerals or alphabet letters. Numbers shall be a minimum of 4 inches (102mm) high with a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inch (12.7mm).