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Right-of-Way Permit

  • What is Right of Way?
    Generally, a public easement, vested in the City in trust for the public and controlled by the City, to which the public has a right to access and use for the purposes intended by dedication. Generally, the Right-of-Way is 10-15ft behind the edge of the street or curb.
  • What is a Right of Way Permit and when should you purchase one?
    A Right-of-Way permit must be obtained from the City of Lee's Summit Public Works Department any time an excavation is made in the public Right-of-Way. This permit will consist of Permit Application Guidelines, Permit Holder Requirements and other relevant information.
  • Public Works Right of Way Ordinance
  • How do I obtain a Right of Way Permit?