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Welcome to the City of Jefferson, Missouri

Upon arriving in Jefferson City, visitors are captivated by the majestic Missouri River and tree lined bluffs. Missouri’s capital city, Jefferson City’s beauty shines not only through its natural landscape, but also through the many historic buildings and special landmarks. The Missouri State Capitol, Supreme Court Building, Governor’s Mansion and charming Downtown are just a few of the architectural treasures that anchor this unique community, a real gem tucked away in the heart of the nation. Aside from the many museums to explore, fine cuisine, quaint boutiques and beautiful parks are just waiting to be discovered. Come see for yourself why Jefferson City was chosen as “America’s Most Beautiful Small Town!” Watch our winning video here.

City of Jefferson Comprehensive Plan

The Department of Planning and Protective Services is responsible for updating and maintaining the City's comprehensive plan. Currently, the Jefferson City Comprehensive Plan is in the exciting process of being updated.

Special studies and plans are also linked with the Jefferson City Comprehensive Plan to help support Jefferson City's overall goals and growth. Those documents can be found under the "Plans and Publications" tab on the Planning & Protective Services Department page.

What is a Comprehensive Plan?
Containing current condition analyses and community priorities, comprehensive plans are tools used to guide future development, activity, and preservation.

Get Involved

1. Please fill out the Comprehensive Plan Community Survey.

     Available online or complete a copy out at City Hall.

     Click the link below.
     https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/jeffcityplansurvey 
   
2. Stay up-to-date with the Comprehensive Plan planning process.

   Follow the City's Facebook page!
     @CityofJefferson

     Join the Comprehensive Plan email list.
     Send your email to jcplanning@jeffcitymo.org and you will get email updates regarding the planning process.

Additional questions?
Contact the Department of Planning and Protective Services
Email: jcplanning@jeffcitymo.org
Phone: (573) 634-6410

Open Burning

A reminder to citizens in Jefferson City that the Burning season ends on March 1st at sunset. Each year burning season starts on November 1st and ends at sunset on March 1st. Fire officials encourage citizens to utilize the compost facility at 2417 South Ridge Dr. in Jefferson City. Hours of operation are listed below. 

March 16 through November 30

8 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm, Saturday
Noon to 5 pm, Sunday

December 1 through March 15

8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm, on Saturday
Noon to 5 pm, on Sunday

Anyone needing additional information can call 634-6401 or click Here

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