☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 67

< > Effective - 28 Aug 2021    bottom

  67.494.  Physical security measure on private property, state preemption — exclusions — access to property for law enforcement and first responders. — 1.  The general assembly hereby occupies and preempts the entire field of legislation regarding in any way the regulation of physical security measures around private property to the complete exclusion of any order, ordinance, policy, or regulation by any village, town, city, including any home rule city, or county in this state.  Any existing or future order, ordinance, policy, or regulation in this field is or shall be null and void.

  2.  Nothing in this section shall prohibit a village, town, city, or county from regulating:

  (1)  The aesthetics of physical security measures;

  (2)  Access to the public right-of-way, a sidewalk, or utility easement;

  (3)  The structural soundness of physical security measures; or

  (4)  Changes to the drainage of a property.

  3.  Physical security measures shall have a means to enter the property so that law enforcement and first responders are able to access the property in an emergency.


(L. 2021 S.B. 26)

---- end of effective  28 Aug 2021 ----

use this link to bookmark section  67.494

Click here for the Reorganization Act of 1974 - or - Concurrent Resolutions Having Force & Effect of Law
In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions End Report

Site changes Pictures Contact

Other Links
Legislative Research Oversight MOLIS
Library MO WebMasters
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
Missouri House