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Planning, Development and Block Grant Highlights

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.

A Business & Development Handbook is now available!  This handbook includes a step-by-step guide to locating a business in Lee’s Summit, and summarizes the development review and approval process in a format that is easier to understand than lengthy legal code books. 


Whether you are considering starting a small business in Lee’s Summit, relocating your existing business into the City, expanding your current business, or developing a property in the City of Lee’s Summit, this handbook is for you.  The most common development applications are listed, defined, and the processes described in a step-by-step format.  Please contact Planning and Development if you have any questions or suggestions for improvement.  The handbook is divided into two documents, the handbook and the appendices. 

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