City of St. Louis - Green Building Standard

July 20, 2023


Green Building Standard

This ordinance requires LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) Green Building rating system for all newly constructed and renovated city-owned facilities in the city of St. Louis. This applies to all newly constructed city-owned facilities greater than five thousand (5,000) square feet, which must meet the LEED silver level of certification. The city of St. Louis will continuously follow the updates to the LEED rating system and will apply the updates to any new project.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Missouri
Incentive Type: Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Web Site:
Administrator: Board of Public Service
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Green Building Requirement: City-owned facilities greater than 5,000 sq ft must meet LEED Silver.


Name: Ordinance 67414
Effective Date: 03/16/2007


Name: Contact Page
Organization: Saint Louis Sustainability Office
Address: 1200 Market Street, Room 200
St. Louis MO 63103

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.