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Community Development Block Grant Highlights

2016-17 CDBG Action Plan Adopted by Council

As required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Lee's Summit Citizen Participation Plan, the City is providing an opportunity to the general public to review and submit comments until April 29, 2016 on the draft version of the 2016-17 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Action Plan and the staff recommended funding allocations prior to City Council approval. The CDBG program provides federal funding to support eligible programs and projects sponsored by eligible public agencies or not-for-profit organizations.

The City Council adopted the 2016-17 Action Plan by ordinance on May 12. The final plan has been submitted to HUD for approval.

Minor Home Repair and First Time Homebuyer Programs

Both the First Time Homebuyer Program and Minor Home Repair Program of the City of Lee's Summit are funded under the Community Development Block Grant Program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Funds are allocated each year to these two programs when the City Council adopts the Annual Action Plan of the CDBG program. The City ...

Development News

2015 Development Report Released

The Planning and Codes Administration Department prepares a comprehensive report annually summarizing the City's growth and development activities and trends. The purpose of this report is to inform the public as well as the elected officials on the important trends of community growth and development. Statistics and analysis in this report is...

We Have Incentives!

The City adopted an Economic Development Incentive Policy supporting the Economic Development Vision as outlined by the City Council.  This policy includes information on the type and availability of incentive programs as well as targeted economic development outcomes and geographic areas.

2012 International Code Adoption

On October 7, 2013 the Lee’s Summit City Council adopted new building code regulations and a new fire code. 

2016 Deadline Schedule

This is the schedule for submittal of development applications that require action by the Planning Commission and City Council.  Click here to view the 2016 deadline schedule.

Lee's Summit Business & Development Handbook

A Business & Development Handbook is now available!  This handbook includes a step-by-step guide to locating a business in Lee’s Summit, and summarizes the development review and approval process in a format that is easier to understand than lengthy legal code books.