Online tools and resources
Development Tracker – Find development projects near you
Permits – Access Building Permit Info
Electronic plan submittal – Submit plans electronically
Citizen Permit History (KIVA) – Access City Permits
Codes – Codes and Ordinances
Fees – Find fee schedule and fee calculators
Contractor Licensing – Info and forms for Contractors
Area Plans – Access Area Plans
CPC– City Plan Commission Schedule
BZA – Board of Zoning Adjustment Schedule
Maps – Access online mapping parcel viewer
Information bulletins – IB Index
Records Request – Access Public Records
Citizen Satisfaction Survey – Let us know how we’re doing!
Online Applications, Downloadable Forms, Checklists – View, Print, Download CPD Forms
Solar Panel Permits – View City’s Solar Energy Program
Email inspection requests – Online inspection requests
Zoning and Development Code
Building and rehabilitation code
Zoning clearance online application
City Maps – List of all online maps
Building and development fee schedule and calculators Calculators and fees related to the building permit process including building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, elevator and fire protection permit fees.
Online mapping (online parcel viewer) Explore our GIS mapping tool used to find information about zoning, projects, platting, parcel information, neighborhood information and much more.
Electronic plan submittal Submit plans and supporting documents electronically for specified project types with the electronic submittal program.
Kiva (KivaNet) Kiva is the City’s land database system. KivaNet provides access to the system that contains the land development processes information including; construction permitting, inspections, requests for services and related applications and processes. For permit type information use the KivaNet citywide permit types guide.
Zoning and Development Code Welcome to ZoningPlus a user-friendly, online way to view the City’s zoning and development code. The application features direct links within the text, the guide, and a link from the GIS zoning map to ZoningPlus
Municode Welcome to Municode the City’s online resource to find building code and ordinance information.
Building and rehabilitation code The Kansas City Building and Rehabilitation Code outlines the minimum requirements for construction within the City of Kansas City, Missouri.
Code interpretations Interpretations of the Kansas City building and rehabilitation code.
Information bulletins Information and standards documents with forms and applications for various development functions. Search functionality is available within the open data site for more detailed searches.
Document library The City Planning and Development departments’ supporting documents, area plans, standards and applications on the open data site. Search functionality is available within the site for detailed searches.
Zoning clearance for business license online application Submit this online application for zoning clearance for a business license. If it is determined that rezoning or zoning variances are necessary contact 816-513-1500 to speak with a staff member.
Maps City maps (capital improvement projects, districts and more).