Borrow (Gravel) Pits
Starting a Borrow (Gravel) Pit
A borrow pit is a land use involving the excavation or digging of material for use as fill at another site. A permit is required whenever there is borrow material for sale. St. Louis County Ordinance 62 (available on the right side of this page) requires that certain standards must be followed.
There are two types of borrow pit permits: