Frequently Asked Questions
How do I find information on KCMO.gov?
KCMO.gov is a search-based site. Type what you’re looking for in the search bar at the top right of any web page or in the big “What are you looking for?” bar on the KCMO.gov home page and department home pages. There is no need to guess which department a certain program is in or click through multiple pages to find information.
When is my trash day?
Find out your trash day by accessing the easy-to-use mapping application. Enter your name or address and data will appear showing your trash day, council district and other useful information.
How do I contact someone in a department?
Department contact information is listed on the department’s home page and in the upper right corner of every department web page.
Where can I drop off leaves and brush?
There are three locations: 11660 N. Main Street, 1815 N. Chouteau Trafficway and 10301 Raytown Road. Leaf and brush drop-off centers are open now to January 16, 2016. Drop-off centers are maintained by the City’s Public Works Department.
Who is my Councilman? What is my district?
Find your home on the district map. Click on the district to view your representatives. You can also find your district, trash day and a multitude of other information with this map app.
We elected new Council representatives in June. Where is that information? How can I contact them?
KCMO.gov will have pages for each new Council representative when he or she officially takes office on August 1.
How do I find a council meeting or committee meeting agendas?
You can find meeting agendas for each day on the City Clerk’s website. Click on Departments in the top navigation bar and click on City Clerk’s Office. On the City Clerk’s Office site, a list of the day’s meetings are shown on the home page: http://cityclerk.kcmo.org/liveweb/common/
How do I find an archived council meeting or committee meeting?
You can find archived meeting videos on the City Clerk’s website. Click on Departments in the top navigation bar and click on City Clerk’s Office. On the City Clerk’s Office site, there is a link called Video on Demand.
Where do I find City ordinances?
City ordinances are housed on an external site called Municode.
Where or how do I report a code violation?
Where do I report a pothole?
How do I register my business? How do I get a business license?
Businesses are registered through QuickTax. Register with QuickTax to get the process started for your business license. You can also contact KC BizCare at kcmo.gov/bizcare or 816-513-1120.
How do I get a job with the City?
Job opportunities are listed on the Careers page. There is a link at the top of every page on KCMO.gov.
When does leaf and brush collection start?
Water Services, on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, conducts scheduled curbside leaf and brush collections each spring and fall. The collection schedule can be found on the kcwaterservices.org site.
Where do I find individual tax forms? How do I pay my taxes?
Tax forms can be printed or taxpayers can file electronically. Everything you need to know about paying taxes can be found on the tax info pages.