Community Development

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For questions, call 913.477.7725 or email [email protected].

General Questions for the Community Development Department


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17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy.
Lenexa, KS 66219

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

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We provide services related to building and construction, public construction projects, licensing, permits, planning and zoning. We strive to make our services accessible and understandable while providing the highest level of customer service to you.

Read the 2022 Community Development Annual Report

We serve you in the following areas:

  • Building Safety – We oversee building and construction-related codes, review plans for code compliance and conduct inspections of construction underway.

  • Community Standards – We enforce property maintenance codes through inspections and responding to your concerns, and work with the Police and Fire Departments for our residential rental licensing and inspection program.

  • Licensing & Permitting – We handle daily customer service activities and help you with building and development plan applications, construction permits and licensing.

  • Engineering & Construction Services – We oversee the planning, engineering design and construction of our Capital Improvement Program and public improvements associated with private development.

  • Planning – We facilitate the zoning and development review process, reviewing development applications and permits, and providing long-range planning for the community.

  • Traffic Management – We work to provide a safe and efficient road system through traffic control devices.

  • Right-of-Way – We assist our residents, businesses and utility companies by managing the public rights-of-way where utility lines run. Obtain your right-of-way permit online at

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