Cornice Inspections

To schedule your next inspection, please contact our office 314-772-6233 or send us an e-mail to info@pillardginc.com

Pillar Design Group performs inspections required by the City of St. Louis Ordinance 68788 as outlined below.

Cornices, Entablatures, Belt Courses, Trim and Similar Decorative Features; Maintenance repair and safe condition thereof (for such items projecting from the face of buildings); shall be inspected every 3 years. (Applies to all buildings over five (5) stories or sixty (60) feet in height. Owners to submit report bearing the seal, signature and date of a Missouri licensed Professional Engineer or Architect to the building official every three (3) years describing the condition and safety of cornices, entablatures, belt courses, etc. The building official shall waive inspection if feature does not encroach over City of Saint Louis sidewalk, street or alley.)

 

Buildings Requiring Inspection
Exterior cantilevered balconies, stairways and fire escapes shall be inspected every three (3) years by a Missouri licensed design professional. The owner shall submit a report bearing the seal, signature and date of a Missouri licensed professional engineer or architect to the building official describing the condition and safety of the exterior cantilevered balconies, stairways, and fire escapes. This shall apply to all exterior cantilevered balconies, stairways, and fire escapes on all buildings regardless of stories or height.