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2018-19 CDBG Action Plan Draft for Public Comment

The public has an opportunity to review the draft 2018-19 CDBG Action Plan and provide comments between March 27 and April 27. To read more, click the top level title in the Highlights.

2017 Development Report Released

The Planning & Special Projects Department just released its new 2017 Development Report. This report includes updated Census demographics, population and housing growth statistics based on city-issued building permits, commercial growth and updated subdivision listings. To view or download this report, please follow this link.

Minor Home Repair and First Time Homebuyer Programs

Both the First Time Homebuyer Program and Minor Home Repair Program of the City of Lee's Summit are funded under the Community Development Block Grant Program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Funds are allocated each year to these two programs when the City Council adopts the Annual Action Plan of the CDBG program. The City ...

Thoroughfare Master Plan 2015-2040 Adopted

The City's Thoroughfare Master Plan is a part of the Comprehensive Plan. The Thoroughfare Master Plan provides a planned network of roadways for transportation throughout the City, assesses future travel conditions and identifies roadway improvements to keep pace with growth and address traffic related operations, safety, livability and economic activity priorities. The most recent update, Click here to read more.

Here are some quick facts for mobile food vending:

  • Locating on private property requires the property owner’s permission and cannot negatively impact pedestrian, bicycle, or motor vehicle traffic circulation or cause safety issues. Hours of operation are not restricted.
  • Locating in public parking spaces (on City streets) cannot be within 60 feet of a permanent (“brick and mortar”) restaurant during posted hours of operation, unless written permission from the restaurant owner is obtained.
  • Locating in the downtown area (Central Business District) is permitted from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. daily. Requests can be made for other hours of operation during special occasions, such as holidays.
  • Operating during downtown festivals is permitted within the festival during festival hours. Mobile Food Vendors are prohibited within one-half mile outside the festival.
  • Mobile food vendors are required to obtain a permit from the Jackson County Health Department and meet state and county regulations.
  • Annual City permits are required in most cases.
  • For more information, contact the City’s Planning & Development Department at (816) 969-1600.