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Building Permits - Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Permits

With few exceptions, building permits are required for the projects listed below. In order to obtain a permit, certain information must be provided to the Development Services Department. The information needed varies depending on the type of project being constructed. Please choose from the links below for more information, or contact Development Services at 816.969.1200.

For projects that do not require plans, please visit our online portal at devservices.cityofls.net, or fill out the Scope of Work form, and email it to devtech@cityofls.net. For more information, please contact us at devtech@cityofls.net, call us at 816.969.1200, or visit us at City Hall.


In-ground Lawn Sprinkler Systems

Permits are required for the installation of in-ground lawn sprinkler systems. To obtain a permit for an in-ground lawn sprinkler, please visit our online portal at devservices.cityofls.net to apply.  The following steps must be followed:

  1. Applicant submits a signed and notarized “Release for Lawn Sprinkler System in City of Lee’s Summit Right of Way (Residential or Commercial)". Please note that this form must be signed by the property owner if on residential property or corporate officer if on a commercial property, NOT the sprinkler contractor.
  2. Upon receipt of this form, Development Services staff will calculate the permit fees and the permit will be issued through our online portal. The permit fee will be due at this time.
  3. Upon issuance of a building permit, certain inspections are required so that compliance with the building code may be verified.

Fences

Residential Fences
Commercial Fences (See Commercial Building Permit Process)


Roofing

Permits are required for re-roofing of structures. To obtain a permit for re-roofing a structure, the following steps must be followed:

  1. Submit a “Re-Roof Permit Application” through our online portal by visiting devservices.cityofls.net. If you are submitting an application for a wood shake roof – proof that it is at least a class “C” fire retardant roof will be required.
  2. Upon receipt of this application, Development Services staff will issue the permit through the online portal. The permit fee of $50 will be due at this time.
  3. Upon issuance of a building permit, certain inspections are required so that compliance with the building code may be verified.

Swimming Pools

Swimming Pools – Residential, private
Swimming Pools – Subdivision Swimming Pools (subdivision pools are treated as commercial projects)
Swimming Pools – Commercial