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Place Types

To further guide future development within the Activity Centers, as well as along corridors, place types provide more specific recommendations and design guidance for the land use mix, building heights and massing, density, building/ parking disposition, and general development character for new development. Most of the future development or redevelopment should be directed to the Activity Centers and along existing corridors, using the place types for high-level design guidance. The following place types are based on input from the market analysis and guide the type and amount of growth anticipated in Lee’s Summit for the next 20 years.

Urban Mixed-Use

Neighborhood Mixed-Use

Neighborhood Commercial

Neighborhood Residential

Small Lot Residential


Corridor Mixed-Use

Corridor Residential