Business
The City of Weldon Spring is an excellent location to open up or relocate your business. The community is ideally situated in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. It is 25 minutes to Lambert International Airport, 8 minutes to the Spirit of St. Louis Airport and 35 minutes to The Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis. Whether you are looking to build or expand your corporate presence in the region or open up a small retail shop we have many options available to you or the company you represent. 

Why Weldon Spring? 

Weldon Spring is an upscale residential community with approximately 6,370 residents and has a robust business component with over 185 licensed businesses. Strong building and land use codes help protect property values and ensure a high quality of life standard is maintained. The community’s demographic composition is among the highest in the region and is the highest within St. Charles County. 

Available Land & Space

Weldon Spring is 8 square miles in land-mass of which approximately 60% is currently undeveloped. This lends itself to providing the community with an almost rural atmosphere and provides a ‘small town’ look and feel not found in many urban areas. To spite this there is land and space currently available for commercial and office use. 

Low Taxes

Within the St. Louis region Weldon Spring has some of the lowest taxes of any urban and suburban community. The City of Weldon Spring does not have a Real or Personal Property Tax.  The City’s Sales Tax rate is a mere ½% and the overall Sales Tax rate is 6.45%. The City’s primary source of revenue comes from a 5% franchise fee on gas, electric and telecommunication services from utility companies.

Licenses

Business Licenses: Per City Ordinance (Chapter 605.010), anyone doing business in the City of Weldon Spring must have a  Business License issued by the City of Weldon Spring.

Liquor License: Many different licenses related to the making, serving, or selling of liquor are issued by the City Clerk's Office.

Permitting

If you want to develop a new site or building for your business, you will need to work with the city in order to meet the proper codes. See community development for more information.


Resources for Businesses

Cottleville-Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce  
EDC St. Charles County  

Current Weldon Spring Businesses
 
 
 

 
City of Weldon Spring | 5401 Independence Road  |   Weldon Spring, MO 63304
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