"Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness." - Frank Gehry

Neighborhood Services - Property Maintenance

Leawood has in place a minimum housing code for existing residences and a nationally recognized building code for remodeling and renovations, new additions, re-roofs, lawn sprinkler systems, fences and decks. All of these undertakings require permits and inspections.

Also in place is a "Property Maintenance Code" that deals with:

  • Premise Condition;
    • Paint
    • Roof Overhangs
    • Gutters
    • Exterior Structure Condition
  • Environment Requirements;
    • Paint
    • Grass and Weeds
    • Dead Trees
    • Trash
    • Graffiti
    • Mud on the Street
    • Erosion Control and Drainage
  • Rental Inspection Program for Licensing and Minimum Standards for Rental Dwelling Units;
  • Minimum Housing Standards;
  • Condemnation and Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, Inoperable and Recreational Vehicles.