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Lee's Summit Development Services

Welcome to Lee's Summit Development Services

Development Services strives to make good things happen for all those living in and doing business with the City of Lee’s Summit. Through a customer-focused approach, the department’s staff guides customers and citizens through the development process as the City continues to develop and grow.

The main functions of Development Services include:

  • Building and Site Inspections
  • Business & Contractor Licensing
  • Codes Administration and Permitting
  • Current Planning
  • Development Engineering
  • Neighborhood Services
  • Project Management

Development Services News

  • City Adopts 2018 International Building Codes

    City Adopts 2018 International Building Codes

    The City of Lee’s Summit has adopted the 2018 International Building Codes. Effective April 1, 2019, all building permit applications shall be designed and constructed under the provisions of these updated codes. The International Code Council develops the International Building Codes, which are designed to ensure the construction of safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. The City of Lee’s Summit adopts updated codes on a six-year...

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  • City Asks for Public Input on Fair Housing Strategies

    City Asks for Public Input on Fair Housing Strategies

    The City of Lee’s Summit is asking the public for feedback on potential community goals and strategies to address barriers to fair housing choice. Over the summer, the City solicited public opinion to understand issues related to housing, housing choice and the overall quality of life of its citizens. Barriers were identified and will be used to develop fair housing goals and strategies with the input of citizens and stakeholders through a number of community...

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  • Lee’s Summit Designated “SolSmart Gold” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth
    Lee’s Summit Designated “SolSmart Gold” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

    Lee’s Summit Designated “SolSmart Gold” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

    The City of Lee’s Summit received national recognition with a SolSmart Gold designation on April 30 for the steps it has taken to make it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Lee’s Summit is the 200th government nationwide to be recognized by the Solsmart program and joins cities in 35 states that have taken actions to encourage solar energy growth and remove obstacles to solar development. For companies looking to...

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