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Public Hearing and Review for Fair Housing Choice Analysis

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The City of Lee’s Summit is inviting the public to provide feedback on an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice report before it is finalized and submitted to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The City is hosting a public hearing on May 8 at 4 p.m. in City Hall, 220 SE Green St. There will also be a public review and comment period from May 9 through June 10. There are a variety of ways for the public to submit their comments. Options...

City Adopts 2018 International Building Codes

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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...

City Asks for Public Input on Fair Housing Strategies

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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...

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

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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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