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Downtown


This place type reinforces Downtown’s role as the historic heart of Lee’s Summit. Walkable, pedestrian-friendly commercial destinations are supported by multifamily residential in a vibrant mix of uses that will continue to bolster downtown’s role. Retail includes a mix of local business owners and restaurants wile new residential development provides housing choice in both the core and transitional areas. Parking should allow patrons to park once prior to accessing downtown’s amenities.

Four-Story-generic-image Four-Story Max

 

Building Height

Preferred Use Mix

 

Land Uses/Building Types

Density

Open Space

Preferred Block Length

Parking

Setbacks

Primary

 Complementary 

 Conditional 

 FAR 

 DU/Acre 

4 stories,
50 feet

20% Res./ 70% Non-Res./ 10% Civic

Res.

Multifamily, Hotel

Live/Work, Townhomes

 

1.5

18 to 24

10%

Varies

structured, on-street, surface

Varies

Non-Res.

Retail Commerical

Civic, Office, Institutional

Entertainment Commercial