County Planning Commission to hear two Mehlville propositions


By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter

A new showroom and warehouse for BetterLiving Sunrooms on Lemay Ferry, and a request for change in zoning at Ripa Avenue and Gloria Roadare under consideration at the St. Louis County Planning Commission meeting Monday, Aug. 16.

The public hearings will be held on WebEx video conference at 7 p.m. Instructions for joining the videoconference can be found at

The new BetterLiving showroom and warehouse would be located at 8085 Lemay Ferry road on 1.22 acres. The petitioner is seeking to build the showroom and warehouse, as well as the addition of outdoor storage and displays. 

The zoning change request would change 10.88 acres on Ripa Avenue and Gloria Road from M-1 Industrial and R-5 Residential to strictly R-5 Residential. The parcel is also designated as a floodplain district. 

Both projects are in the 6th District of Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, and are in the Mehlville School District.