The investigations staff is available to assist and answer questions at 816-513-1500 or on the 14th floor of City Hall. The Investigations Division devotes itself to ensuring public welfare and safety through the enforcement of codes and ordinances. The division has three broad areas of responsibility in code enforcement.
- Permit compliance: sign and demolition complaints, permit compliance, building code violations and certificate of occupancy violations.
- Development compliance: land use and development compliance, floodplain violations and processing of Certificate of Legal Non-Conformance applications.
- Periodic inspections: safety inspections, billing and collection of fees for elevator equipment, and inspections of parking structures, underground spaces, mobile home developments and communications towers.