Introducing Compass KC, a new permitting system that makes it easier to do business with The City of Kansas City, Missouri online and on your schedule. Compass KC links city departments to provide a one-stop shop for residents and businesses, covering permits, plans, payments and more.
The Compass KC software will allow residents to apply for various permits electronically, eliminating the need to trek down to City Hall to pick up and pay for permits.
You can pre-register now to streamline your initial use of the Compass KC permitting system. Click the icon below to submit your info on preregistration portal. We strongly encourage all citizens to pre-register before the system goes live later this year.
The average KCMO resident accessing Compass KC will also find many other practical benefits. Information stored by the city – such as code violations at a property, the zoning of a property, whether it’s registered as a rental – is already available but kept in various locations among different departments. Compass KC will combine the information and allow residents to easily find it, using mapping software.
This integration will make it easier for residents to do business with the City on their respective schedules, even outside of normal operating hours, and make it far less likely that KCMO staffers will duplicate efforts across divisions.
The following departments and divisions will use the Compass KC system:
- Fire Prevention
- Neighborhoods and Housing Services
- Parks and Recreation
- Planning and Development
- Public Works
- Regulated Industries
- Water Services
Once the system launches, you can watch tutorials on how to register, search for permits, apply for plans/permits and how to use the dashboard. You can also find out how to register in the user guide.
For general questions about the software, email CompassKC.