Tax Rates

Property Tax Rates
Direct and Overlapping Governments
University City property taxes are levied each September based on assessed valuation for all real and personal property located in University City as of the previous January 1. Taxes are billed on November 1 and are due and payable on or before December 31 to the St. Louis County Department of Revenue.

For complete tax information, visit St. Louis County's Department of Revenue.

Sales Tax Rate
University City's current sales rate is 8.613%.

Pool City
University City is designated as a pool city, which means that it shares St. Louis County’s one percent local sales tax revenues with other municipalities on a per capita basis.

Parking Garage & Meters
Finance is responsible for coordinating parking meter installation, repair, and collection of parking meter fees. The Police Department is responsible for issuing parking tickets and enforcing parking violations rules.

Parking Meter Zones
The City of University City has established parking meters and parking meter zones to regulate the privilege of parking in University City.

A list of University City parking meter zones and fees may be found in Chapter 358 of the municipal code.

Municipal Parking
The City of University City also provides a Municipal Parking Garage located at 6633 Delmar Blvd. in the University City Loop.

Parking Permits
To apply for a parking permit, please contact the Police Department at (314) 725-2211.

Parking permits may also be issued for parking in the Municipal Parking Garage and Parking Meter Zone D. The cost of each permit is $30.00 per month, or $20.00 per month for any applicant who is issued ten or more parking permits for a given month, payable on or before the first day of each month, or payable in advance for any succeeding twelve (12) month period, or parts thereof.